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1. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] come into the possession of something concrete or abstract.

Synonyms

  • lease
  • purchase
  • hire
  • come into
  • charter
  • clear
  • glom
  • express
  • bring in
  • rent
  • isolate
  • come up
  • profit
  • win back
  • enter upon
  • retrieve
  • get back
  • pick up
  • regain
  • press out
  • poll
  • recoup
  • have
  • find
  • pull in
  • inherit
  • luck into
  • share
  • win
  • take in
  • partake in
  • benefit
  • incur
  • earn
  • preempt
  • get hold
  • buy
  • repossess
  • extract
  • gather up
  • engage
  • recuperate
  • reclaim
  • capture
  • borrow
  • acquire
  • garner
  • obtain
  • receive
  • recover
  • realise
  • make
  • partake
  • accept
  • gain
  • collect
  • line up
  • come upon
  • catch
  • come by
  • turn
  • realize
  • take

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell
  • falsify

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

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Words that Rhyme with Get

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit

How do you pronounce get?

Pronounce get as gɪt.

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Example sentences of the word get


1. Verb, base form
Rinse your hair well to get out all of the homemade relaxer.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Repeat until you get the desired blue value.

Quotes containing the word get


1. Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
- Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

2. Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

3. Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
- Albert Einstein

2. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] enter or assume a certain state or condition.

Synonyms

  • become
  • run
  • change state
  • sober
  • work
  • turn
  • go
  • settle
  • take effect
  • break
  • take

Antonyms

  • encumbered
  • undiscerning
  • gross
  • qualified

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

3. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.

Synonyms

  • let
  • make

Antonyms

  • overcast
  • illegible
  • confused

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

4. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] receive a specified treatment (abstract).

Synonyms

  • find
  • acquire
  • change
  • incur
  • take
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • guilt
  • fill
  • buy
  • implicit

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

5. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] go or come after and bring or take back.

Synonyms

  • transport
  • channelise
  • take
  • come
  • bring
  • transfer
  • channelize
  • come up
  • convey
  • deliver
  • transmit
  • retrieve
  • fetch

Antonyms

  • take away
  • unlock
  • say farewell
  • reject

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

6. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress.

Synonyms

  • arrive
  • set down
  • pull in
  • shore
  • put down
  • flood in
  • come
  • get in
  • draw in
  • land
  • move in
  • hit
  • drive in
  • roll up
  • reach
  • attain
  • plump in
  • come in
  • set ashore

Antonyms

  • leave
  • unhitch
  • juvenile
  • rush

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

7. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] go through (mental or physical states or experiences).

Synonyms

  • receive
  • perceive
  • suffer
  • have
  • experience
  • comprehend
  • sustain
  • undergo
  • take

Antonyms

  • demulsify
  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

8. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] take vengeance on or get even.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • pay off
  • pay
  • pay back
  • get back

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • give
  • emit
  • let out

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

9. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] achieve a point or goal.

Synonyms

  • have
  • make
  • score
  • hit
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • consecrate
  • correct
  • inactivity
  • unbend

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

10. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • decide
  • obligate
  • oblige
  • have
  • suborn
  • prompt
  • induce
  • instigate
  • encourage
  • lead
  • compel
  • let
  • make
  • inspire
  • stimulate
  • solicit
  • cause

Antonyms

  • forget
  • depress
  • lower
  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)
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