Definition for get

verb as in fall victim to, as a diseases

verb as in seize

verb as in come to be

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become, go, grow, realize, run, turn

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achieve, attain, effect, wax

Weak matches

come over, develop into

verb as in understand

verb as in arrive

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advance, come, come to, land, reach, show

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verb as in contact for communication

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Weak match

get in touch

verb as in arrange, manage desired goal

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make, order

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make up

verb as in convince, induce

verb as in have an effect on

verb as in produce offspring

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verb as in irritate, upset

verb as in confuse

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Example Sentences

In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?

The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.

But while Yariv and Nakarin have had plenty of their friends over for dinner, this is no regular get-together.

So it's really a take-what-you-can-get kind of situation with him.

And so I knew from the get-go that they would have to add action, which they have.

The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.

Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.

It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.

But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.

There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.


On this page you'll find 528 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to get, such as: bring, draw, earn, gain, grab, and have.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.