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Definition of Get

  • To procure; to obtain; to gain possession of; to acquire; to earn; to obtain as a price or reward; to come by; to win, by almost any means; as, to get favor by kindness; to get wealth by industry and economy; to get land by purchase, etc.
  • Hence, with have and had, to come into or be in possession of; to have.
  • To beget; to procreate; to generate.
  • To obtain mental possession of; to learn; to commit to memory; to memorize; as to get a lesson; also with out; as, to get out one's Greek lesson.
  • To prevail on; to induce; to persuade.
  • To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; -- with a following participle.
  • To betake; to remove; -- in a reflexive use.
  • To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased.
  • To arrive at, or bring one's self into, a state, condition, or position; to come to be; to become; -- with a following adjective or past participle belonging to the subject of the verb; as, to get sober; to get awake; to get beaten; to get elected.
  • Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion.
  • A divorce granted by a Rabbi in accordance with Jewish law; also, the document attesting to the divorce.
  • a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • make (offspring) by reproduction
  • undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
  • be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  • give certain properties to something
  • cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
  • enter or assume a certain state or condition
  • take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  • receive a specified treatment (abstract)
  • grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
  • be a mystery or bewildering to
  • reach by calculation
  • cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
  • move into a desired direction of discourse
  • communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone
  • take vengeance on or get even
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  • reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
  • go or come after and bring or take back
  • attract and fix
  • overcome or destroy
  • earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
  • apprehend and reproduce accurately
  • evoke an emotional response
  • irritate
  • reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
  • reach and board
  • leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
  • go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
  • receive as a retribution or punishment
  • suffer from the receipt of
  • perceive by hearing
  • purchase
  • come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  • achieve a point or goal
  • acquire as a result of some effort or action

How to use get in a sentence. Get pronunciation.

And when he's seen it fall at last, he'll remember but the fun of the chase; and the bird may get to its tree-top again-if it can-if it can-if it can, my lord!
But a strong man here at the head, with a sword in his hand, peace in his heart, who'd be just and poor-how can you make officials honest when you take all you can get yourself-!
One does the work and another gets paid-that's the way here.
If you get a fall out of the man at the top, you're solid with the Legion.
And if the man at the top gets up again and salaams and strokes your hand, and says, 'Be my brother,' then it's a full Nile, and the fig-tree putteth forth its tender branches, and the date-palm flourisheth, and at the village pond the thanksgiving turkey gobbles and is glad.
Would it be strange that Foorgat, who ever flew at fruit above his head, perilous to get or keep, should be found on forbidden ground, or in design upon it?
My only thought was to get away from the terrible Thing.
There has been sedition- conspiracy; but until I could get the full proofs I waited; I could but bribe and wait.
Get thee to the house of Haleel.
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The Governor was always comfortable about it; he said Mrs. O'Flannigan would hold him for the Brigade's board anyhow, and he intended to get what entertainment he could out of the boys; he said, with his old-time pleasant twinkle, that he meant to survey them into Utah and then telegraph Brigham to hang them for trespass!
While Johnny was carrying the main bulk of the provisions up to our "house" for future use, I took the loaf of bread, some slices of bacon, and the coffee-pot, ashore, set them down by a tree, lit a fire, and went back to the boat to get the frying-pan.
He had to run through the flames to get to the lake shore, and then we stood helpless and watched the devastation.
Everybody I loaned him to always walked back; they never could get enough exercise any other way.
Still, I continued to loan him to anybody who was willing to borrow him, my idea being to get him crippled, and throw him on the borrower's hands, or killed, and make the borrower pay for him.
Sometimes he miscalculated a little, and did not get his rider through intact, but he always got through himself.
The hired girl of one of the American families was Irish, and a Catholic; yet it was noted with surprise that she was the only person outside of the Mormon ring who could get favors from the Mormons.
There is something solemnly funny about the struggles of a new-born Territorial government to get a start in this world.
It was easy to get legislators, even at three dollars a day, although board was four dollars and fifty cents, for distinction has its charm in Nevada as well as elsewhere, and there were plenty of patriotic souls out of employment; but to get a legislative hall for them to meet in was another matter altogether.

Examples of Get

Example #1
That is what his father was, the last Earl, and that is what he is who left my door but now.
Example #2
A poor sparrow on a tree-top, if you tell him he must not have it, he will hunt it down the world till it is his, as though it was a bird of paradise.
Example #3
But, no, I guess it's no good.
Example #4
We want every land to do as we do; and we want to make 'em do it.
Example #5
But you, Mr. Claridge, you clinch with the strong man at the top, and, down below, you've got as your partners the poor man, whose name is Legion.
Example #6
Everything goes to him who hath, and from him who hath not is taken away even that which he hath.