[got-n] /ˈgɒt n/
a past participle of .
verb (used with object), got or (Archaic) gat; got or gotten; getting.
to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of:
to get a birthday present; to get a pension.
to cause to be in one’s possession or succeed in having available for one’s use or enjoyment; obtain; acquire:
to get a good price after bargaining; to get oil by drilling; to get information.
to go after, take hold of, and bring (something) for one’s own or for another’s purposes; fetch:
Would you get the milk from the refrigerator for me?
to cause or cause to become, to do, to move, etc., as specified; effect:
to get one’s hair cut; to get a person drunk; to get a fire to burn; to get a dog out of a room.
to communicate or establish communication with over a distance; reach:
You can always get me by telephone.
to hear or hear clearly:
I didn’t get your last name.
to acquire a mental grasp or command of; learn:
to get a lesson.
to capture; seize:
Get him before he escapes!
to receive as a punishment or sentence:
to get a spanking; to get 20 years in jail.
to prevail on; influence or persuade:
We’ll get him to go with us.
to prepare; make ready:
to get dinner.
(especially of animals) to beget.
Informal. to affect emotionally:
Her pleas got me.
to hit, strike, or wound:
The bullet got him in the leg.
Informal. to kill.
Informal. to take vengeance on:
I’ll get you yet!
to catch or be afflicted with; come down with or suffer from:
He got malaria while living in the tropics. She gets butterflies before every performance.
Informal. to puzzle; irritate; annoy:
Their silly remarks get me.
Informal. to understand; comprehend:
I don’t get the joke. This report may be crystal-clear to a scientist, but I don’t get it.
verb (used without object), got or (Archaic) gat; got or gotten; getting.
to come to a specified place; arrive; reach:
to get home late.
to succeed, become enabled, or be permitted:
You get to meet a lot of interesting people.
to become or to cause oneself to become as specified; reach a certain condition:
to get angry; to get sick.
(used as an auxiliary verb followed by a past participle to form the passive):
to get married; to get elected; to get hit by a car.
to succeed in coming, going, arriving at, visiting, etc. (usually followed by away, in, into, out, etc.):
I don’t get into town very often.
to bear, endure, or survive (usually followed by through or over):
Can he get through another bad winter?
to earn money; gain.
Informal. to leave promptly; scram:
He told us to get.
to start or enter upon the action of (followed by a present participle expressing action):
to get moving; Get rolling.
an offspring or the total of the offspring, especially of a male animal:
the get of a stallion.
a return of a ball, as in tennis, that would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent.
Also, get around.
get ahead, to be successful, as in business or society:
She got ahead by sheer determination.
get ahead of,
get away with, to perpetrate or accomplish without detection or punishment:
Some people lie and cheat and always seem to get away with it.
get even. 1 (def 26).
get it, Informal.
get it off, Slang: Vulgar. to experience orgasm.
get it on,
get it up, Slang: Vulgar. to achieve an erection of the penis.
get off on, Slang. to become enthusiastic about or excited by:
After years of indifference, she’s getting off on baseball.
get round. .
get the lead out. 2 (def 15).
get there, to reach one’s goal; succeed:
He wanted to be a millionaire but he died before he got there.
has / have got,
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