get get  /ˈɡɛt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  2. (v) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  3. (v) enter or assume a certain state or condition
  4. (v) cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
  5. (v) receive a specified treatment (abstract)
  6. (v) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
  7. (v) go or come after and bring or take back
  8. (v) go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
  9. (v) take vengeance on or get even
  10. (v) achieve a point or goal
  11. (v) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
  12. (v) succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  13. (v) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  14. (v) be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
  15. (v) communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone
  16. (v) give certain properties to something
  17. (v) move into a desired direction of discourse
  18. (v) grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
  19. (v) attract and fix
  20. (v) reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
  21. (v) reach by calculation
  22. (v) acquire as a result of some effort or action
  23. (v) purchase
  24. (v) perceive by hearing
  25. (v) suffer from the receipt of
  26. (v) receive as a retribution or punishment
  27. (v) leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
  28. (v) reach and board
  29. (v) irritate
  30. (v) evoke an emotional response
  31. (v) apprehend and reproduce accurately
  32. (v) earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
  33. (v) overcome or destroy
  34. (v) be a mystery or bewildering to
  35. (v) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  36. (v) undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
  37. (v) make children

Usage(s):

  1. Let's get abstract for a moment.
  2. Voters will face new hurdles when it comes to getting ballots, casting them and getting all the results by midnight.
  3. Humans have a habit of getting hooked on harmful things.

News

  1. Get a clue

    Get a clue
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Ventura County Reporter

  2. Two Germans get a ride in a front-loader thanks to the floods across Europe.

    Two Germans get a ride in a front-loader thanks to the floods across Europe. This happened on Monday in Magdeburg, Germany.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. Why Dads Get Short Shrift on Father’s Day – And Dads Are OK with It

    When it comes to their respective days of honor, why do dads get funny ties and moms get diamond heart necklaces? Why do we spend 40% more on Mother’s Day than Father’s Day? Some seemingly ungrateful children (and a few dads) offer explanations. Every year since the National Retail Federation has been keep track, the amount consumers spend on Father’s Day gifts has been significantly less than ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Time Magazine

Quotes

  1. "We play well," Netherlands coach Bert Van Marwijk said. "Spain plays well, but they are more attractive and this is where we want to get, too."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I think it's a lesson that video can only get us so far," Murphy said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Erin Murphy Source: The Associated Press

  3. But he added: "We continue to fight headwinds from volatile global markets, so we still have a great deal of work to do to repair the economy and get the American people back to work."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Irish Times

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