getting getting  /ˈɡɛ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  • A satellite image shows Hurricane Hanna located southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas If it seems like disasters are getting more common, it's because they are.

News

  1. Getting a Read on the Prospects of Three Large Publishers

    Getting a Read on the Prospects of Three Large Publishers        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Getting ready for wildfire season

    Right now crews are getting ready for the fire season that is just weeks away.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KKCO Grand Junction

  3. Things Getting Interesting with the Dodgers

    Things are getting interesting at the Ravine. Today the Dodgers recalled shortstop Justin Sellers from Triple-A Albuquerque after optioning Sunday's starter Matt Magill back to Triple-A after his emergency start. While with the Isotopes, Sellers batted .337 with a homer and 17 RBI in 24 games. With runners in scoring position he was batting .321 (9-for-28). [ more › ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: LAist

Quotes

  • "If Sao Paulo wants to host the opening game or the competition as a whole, the deadline is getting close," Teixeira said. "Cape Town built [Green Point Stadium] in two-and-a-half years, so we are dangerously close to the limit. The issue...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Teixeira Source: National

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