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1. getting

noun. ['ˈgɛtɪŋ, ˈgɪtɪŋ'] the act of acquiring something.

Synonyms

  • moving in
  • obtention
  • gaining control
  • human action
  • seizure
  • act
  • contracting
  • receipt
  • reception
  • appropriation
  • occupancy
  • capture
  • human activity
  • acquisition
  • acquiring
  • pickup
  • deed
  • occupation
  • catching

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain

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Rhymes with Getting

  • transmitting
  • resubmitting
  • unremitting
  • submitting
  • unwitting
  • splitting
  • refitting
  • permitting
  • committing
  • befitting
  • admitting
  • acquitting
  • whitting
  • spitting
  • slitting
  • quitting
  • omitting
  • gritting
  • flitting
  • emitting
  • witting
  • sitting
  • pitting
  • knitting
  • hitting
  • fitting
  • bitting

Sentences with getting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Using a dolly to move stoves or dishwashers can help keep your back from getting hurt.

Quotes about getting


1. I've always traveled with a picture of my daughter from 1989, her kindergarten school picture, that has 'I love you, Daddy' written on it. She's always made fun of me because I never changed that picture out. It's like my resistance to her getting older. It was the first thing she'd ever written to me and it means the world to me.
- Kiefer Sutherland

2. I can honestly say I love getting older. Then again, I never put my glasses on before looking in the mirror.
- Cherie Lunghi

3. I still haven't found the humor in getting hit by a cement truck. My knees still hurt when I think about it, so no jokes about that yet.
- Adam DeVine

2. attention-getting

adjective. seizing the attention.

Synonyms

  • conspicuous

Antonyms

  • discreet
  • inconspicuousness

3. attention-getting

adjective. likely to attract attention.

Synonyms

  • appealing

Antonyms

  • easy
  • unsympathetic
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