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'gets'

Overview of noun get

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1. get -- (a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent)


Overview of verb get
1. get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

2. become, go, get -- (enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!")

3. get, let, have -- (cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition; "He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble")

4. receive, get, find, obtain, incur -- (receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions")

5. arrive, get, come -- (reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight")

6. bring, get, convey, fetch -- (go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat")

7. experience, receive, have, get -- (go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling")

8. pay back, pay off, get, fix -- (take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him")

9. have, get, make -- (achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day")

10. induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make -- (cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa")

11. get, catch, capture -- (succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?")

12. grow, develop, produce, get, acquire -- (come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts")

13. contract, take, get -- (be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill")

14. get -- (communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone; "Bill called this number and he got Mary"; "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake")

15. make, get -- (give certain properties to something; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear")

16. drive, get, aim -- (move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?")

17. catch, get -- (grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; "did you catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him")

18. catch, arrest, get -- (attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter")

19. get, catch -- (reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach")

20. get -- (reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?")

21. get -- (acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?")

22. get -- (purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?")

23. catch, get -- (perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time")

24. catch, get -- (suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!")

25. get, receive -- (receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison")

26. scram, buzz off, fuck off, get, bugger off -- (leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!")

27. get -- (reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving")

28. get, get under one's skin -- (irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me")

29. get -- (evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time")

30. catch, get -- (apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs")

31. draw, get -- (earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls")

32. get -- (overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the cat got the goldfish")

33. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound -- (be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me")

34. get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence -- (take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now")

35. suffer, sustain, have, get -- (undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle")

36. beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth -- (make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them")



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