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get

EN[ɡɛt] [ɡɪt] [ɡɛʔ] [-ɛt]
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  • Get or GET may refer to:
  • get, an English verb, sometimes used to form the passive voice
  • Get (animal), the offspring of an animal
  • GET (time), a time zone used in the Republic of Georgia
  • Get (divorce document), the Jewish divorce procedure
  • Get (conflict), legal issues in Jewish divorce procedure
  • Graded exercise therapy, a treatment for people with chronic fatigue syndrome (or other disease-induced fatigue)
  • Guaranteed Education Tuition Program (GET Program), a savings plan for post-secondary education available to residents of the state of Washington (US)

    Definition of get in English Dictionary

  • NounPLgetsPLgittimPLgitten
    1. Offspring.
      1. Lineage.
        1. (sports, tennis) A difficult return or block of a shot.
          1. Something gained.
            1. (Britain, regional) A git.
              1. (Judaism) A Jewish writ of divorce.
              2. VerbSGgetsPRgettingPTgotPPgotPPgotten
                1. VT To obtain; to acquire.
                  1. I'm going to get a computer tomorrow from the discount store. ‎
                2. VT To receive.
                  1. I got a computer from my parents for my birthday. ‎
                  2. You need to get permission to leave early. ‎
                  3. He got a severe reprimand for that. ‎
                3. VI OBS To make acquisitions; to gain; to profit.
                  1. (copulative) To become.
                    1. I'm getting hungry; how about you? ‎
                    2. Don't get drunk tonight. ‎
                  2. VT To cause to become; to bring about.
                    1. That song gets me so depressed every time I hear it. ‎
                    2. I'll get this finished by lunchtime. ‎
                    3. I can't get these boots off (or on). ‎
                  3. VT To fetch, bring, take.
                    1. Can you get my bag from the living-room, please? ‎
                    2. I need to get this to the office. ‎
                  4. VT To cause to do.
                    1. Somehow she got him to agree to it. ‎
                    2. I can't get it to work. ‎
                  5. VI (with various prepositions, such as into, over, or behind; for specific idiomatic senses see individual entries get into, get over, etc.) To adopt, assume, arrive at, or progress towards (a certain position, location, state).
                    1. The actors are getting into position. ‎
                    2. When are we going to get to London? ‎
                    3. I'm getting into a muddle. ‎
                    4. We got behind the wall. ‎
                  6. VT To cover (a certain distance) while travelling.
                    1. to get a mile
                  7. VT To cause to come or go or move.
                    1. VT To cause to be in a certain status or position.
                      1. VI To begin (doing something).
                        1. We ought to get moving or we'll be late. ‎
                        2. After lunch we got chatting. ‎
                      2. VT To take or catch (a scheduled transportation service).
                        1. I normally get the 7:45 train. ‎
                        2. I'll get the 9 a.m. [flight] to Boston. ‎
                      3. VT To respond to (a telephone call, a doorbell, etc).
                        1. Can you get that call, please? I'm busy. ‎
                      4. VI (followed by infinitive) To be able, permitted (to do something); to have the opportunity (to do something).
                        1. I'm so jealous that you got to see them perform live! ‎
                        2. The finders get to keep 80 percent of the treasure. ‎
                      5. VT INF To understand. (compare get it).
                        1. Yeah, I get it, it's just not funny. ‎
                        2. I don't get what you mean by "fun". This place sucks! ‎
                        3. I mentioned that I was feeling sad, so she mailed me a box of chocolates. She gets me. ‎
                      6. VT INF To be subjected to.
                        1. "You look just like Helen Mirren." / "I get that a lot." ‎
                      7. INF To be. Used to form the passive of verbs.
                        1. He got bitten by a dog. ‎
                      8. VT To become ill with or catch (a disease).
                        1. I went on holiday and got malaria. ‎
                      9. VT INF To catch out, trick successfully.
                        1. He keeps calling pretending to be my boss—it gets me every time. ‎
                      10. VT INF To perplex, stump.
                        1. That question's really got me. ‎
                      11. VT To find as an answer.
                        1. What did you get for question four? ‎
                      12. VT INF To bring to reckoning; to catch (as a criminal); to effect retribution.
                        1. The cops finally got me. ‎
                        2. I'm gonna get him for that. ‎
                      13. VT To hear completely; catch.
                        1. Sorry, I didn't get that. Could you repeat it? ‎
                      14. VT To getter.
                        1. I put the getter into the container to get the gases. ‎
                      15. (now rare) To beget (of a father).
                        1. (archaic) To learn; to commit to memory; to memorize; sometimes with out.
                          1. to get a lesson;  to get out one's Greek lesson ‎
                        2. (imperative) INF Used with a personal pronoun to indicate that someone is being pretentious or grandiose.
                          1. Get her with her new hairdo. ‎
                        3. (imperative) INF Go away; get lost.
                          1. (euphemistic) To kill.
                            1. They’re coming to get you, Barbara.
                        4. More Examples
                          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                            • They've got a new photocopier at work. (At my workplace, they have a new photocopier.)
                            • I've got to beat the rush. Do me a favor and clock me out.
                            • How come he gets to be hall monitor? No fair!  On New Year’s Eve I got to stay up late to watch the ball drop on Times Square. ‎
                          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                            • get me a thing of apple juice at the store;  I just ate a whole thing of jelly beans ‎
                            • Getting information from him is like pulling teeth.
                            • GET TALKED DOWN: When a pilot gets caught in weather, he may call the nearest tower for Ground Controlled Approach landing assistance, wherever the airport has GCA radar.
                          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                            • Let it be. The more you interfere, the worse it will get.
                            • After all, most neighborhoods in Chicago, outside of overdeveloped Lincoln Park, welcome any kind of retail developments their commercial strips can get.
                        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                          1. Nouns
                            • Countable nouns
                            • Verbs
                              • Copulative verbs
                                • Intransitive verbs
                                  • Transitive verbs
                                    • Verbs by inflection type
                                      • Irregular verbs
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                                  5. en get-together
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                                  Meaning of get for the defined word.

                                  Grammatically, this word "get" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a copulative verb, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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