got got  /ˈɡɑt/

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. Al-Arabiya had expected George Mitchell, but its correspodent Hisham Melham didn't complain when he got to interview the President of the United States.
  2. We've got to figure out how to coordinate with other countries internationally.
  3. We've got to make sure that Afghanistan is not sliding into chaos.

News

  1. People got to enjoy classics from the American song book today

    Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- People got to enjoy classics from the American song book on their lunch break at the U.S. Bank plaza.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WDAY 6 Fargo

  2. 2013 U.S. Open recap: How I got to Merion, capped by my jaunt down the 18th fairway with Phil on Sunday

    When I got the assignment to cover the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, I knew it'd be a long week.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Got a Green Job?

    Got A Green job?
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

Quotes

  1. "It's gotten ridiculous," Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said. "It's almost like a parody of itself this whole situation now. Come on, an hour long? It takes 15 seconds to say I've decided to stay in Cleveland but we've got another 59...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Stan Van Gundy Source: AFP

  2. "We will fight this spill with everything we've got for as long it takes," he said last night.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

  3. "I think that is a goal in your career, to break 60," he said. "When I look back and I'm not playing anymore ...... I've got 10 holes-in-one. I've got three double-eagles. Fifty-nine is one of those things I'm going to look at and say,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Duval Source: The Associated Press

Word of the Day
ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /