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Synonyms for get

become

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annoy

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inherit

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fetch

catch

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experience

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arrest

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contact

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move

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get about or around: go out

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get about or around: circulate

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  • circulate
  • be reported
  • be published
  • become known
  • be passed around
  • be put about

get across something

get ahead

get along: be friendly

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get along: go

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get at someone: criticize

get at something: reach

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get away

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get back

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  • return
  • arrive home
  • come back or home

get back at someone

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  • retaliate
  • pay (someone) back
  • hit back at
  • take revenge on
  • get even with
  • strike back at
  • even the score with
  • exact retribution on
  • get your own back on
  • make reprisal with
  • be avenged on
  • settle the score with
  • give (someone) a taste of his or her own medicine
  • give tit for tat
  • take or wreak vengeance on

get off: be absolved

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  • be absolved
  • be acquitted
  • escape punishment
  • walk

get off: leave

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get on: be friendly

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get on with something

get out: leave

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get out: become known

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get out of something

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get over something: recover from

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get over something: cross

get someone up

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get something across

get something over

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get something together

get up

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Synonyms for get

to come into possession of

to obtain from another source

to acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

to receive, as wages, for one's labor

to succeed in communicating with

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to become affected with a disease

to gain knowledge or mastery of by study

to be the biological father of

to cause to be in a certain state or to undergo a particular experience or action

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to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

to obtain possession or control of

to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to come to be

get ahead: to gain success

get along: to live or act together in harmony

get along: to go forward, especially toward a conclusion

get along: to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

get along: to grow old

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get around: to become known far and wide

get away: to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

get behind: to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

get by: to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

get in: to come to a particular place

get on: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

get on: to live or act together in harmony

get on: to gain success

get on: to grow old

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get out: to be made public

get to: to reach (a goal or objective)

get together: to come together face-to-face by arrangement

get together: to come to an understanding or to terms

get up: to leave one's bed

get up: to adopt a standing posture

a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

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a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

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cause to move

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receive a specified treatment (abstract)

go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

take vengeance on or get even

achieve a point or goal

succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness

communicate with a place or person

give certain properties to something

move into a desired direction of discourse

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grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

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attract and fix

reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

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reach by calculation

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acquire as a result of some effort or action

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perceive by hearing

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suffer from the receipt of

receive as a retribution or punishment

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leave immediately

reach and board

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evoke an emotional response

apprehend and reproduce accurately

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earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher

overcome or destroy

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References in classic literature ?
I've got out at last," said I, "in spite of you and Jane.
I got back home quick as I could,' he said, 'and relates the proceedings to Gentleman.
Yes, I do, for he has got a raging headache, and his eyes are as red as as this emery bag," answered Rose, solemnly plunging her needle into a fat flannel strawberry.
His wife would have to do all the barn work till he got over his spell.
For instance, the pictures on the wall next the fire seemed to be all alive, and the very clock on the chimney-piece (you know you can only see the back of it in the Looking-glass) had got the face of a little old man, and grinned at her.
However, she could find nothing but a bottle of ink, and when she got back with it she found he had recovered, and he and the Queen were talking together in a frightened whisper--so low, that Alice could hardly hear what they said.
To which the Queen replied, 'You haven't got any whiskers.
Tom tried him off his own ground once or twice, but found he knew nothing beyond, and so let him have his head, and the rest of the road bowled easily away; for old Blow-hard (as the boys called him) was a dry old file, with much kindness and humour, and a capital spinner of a yarn when he had broken the neck of his day's work, and got plenty of ale under his belt.
My lady got me put under the bailiff, and I did my best, and gave satisfaction, and got promotion accordingly.
As my time drew nearer, and there got to be talk of my having a new coat for the ceremony, my mind began to misgive me.
I got the new coat as cheap as I could, and I went through all the rest of it as cheap as I could.
I was determined to have all the truth, and I believe I got it.
How I kept his Secret (and mine) through all the years that have passed from that time to this, and whether my late daughter, Anne, ever really crept into my confidence, and got the keeping of the Secret too--are questions, I dare say, to which you are curious to find an answer.
Now and then I got away and changed the scene for a short time, always asking leave of my lord and master first, and generally getting it.
Hating white and liking colours myself, I determined to take the nonsense out of her head as soon as we got home again.