To acquire incidentally
happen upon, find, secure; see obtain 1.
To take up in the hand or arms
lift, uplift, cuddle; see raise 1.
get, take, acquire; see receive 1.
pay better, swell, swell out; see increase 1.
get better, get well, recover health; see recover 3.
*To call for
call for, go for, stop for, drop in for, bring along, go to get, accompany, get, apprehend, invite; see also arrest 1, invite 1.
*To make a casual acquaintance
fall in with, take up with, encounter, give the glad eye, offer oneself, proposition*; see also solicit 3.