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Another word for get

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Verb
  1. To come into possession of

    See also:

    get

  2. To obtain from another source

      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. To obtain or receive from a source:
      2. To produce or obtain (a compound) from another substance by chemical reaction.
      3. To trace the origin or development of (a word).
    See also:

    kin

  3. To acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort

      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. To achieve victory or finish first in a competition.
      2. To achieve success in an effort or venture:
      3. To achieve victory or finish first in:
      1. Superior quality or worth; excellence:
      2. A quality deserving praise or approval; virtue:
      3. Demonstrated ability or achievement:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
      1. To be worthy of; merit:
    See also:

    get

  4. To gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

      1. A slim, pointed piece of metal hammered into material as a fastener.
      2. A fingernail or toenail.
      3. A claw or talon.
      1. A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.
      2. A handbag; a purse.
      3. A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel.
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
      2. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
      3. A barrier against flying insects.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. To take captive, as by force or craft; seize.
      2. To gain possession or control of, as in a game or contest:
      3. To attract and hold:
    See also:

    get

  5. To receive, as wages, for one's labor

      1. designating or of a menu whose options are displayed beneath its title with a click of the mouse
      1. To achieve victory or finish first in a competition.
      2. To achieve success in an effort or venture:
      3. To achieve victory or finish first in:
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
  6. To succeed in communicating with

      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. A coming together or touching, as of objects or surfaces.
      2. The state or condition of touching or of immediate proximity:
      3. Connection or interaction; communication:
  7. To become affected with a disease

      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To make or become sick.
      1. To bring from latency to or toward fulfillment:
      2. To expand or enlarge:
      3. To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
      1. An agreement between two or more parties, especially one that is written and enforceable by law.
      2. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
      3. The branch of law dealing with formal agreements between parties.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    get

  8. To perceive and recognize the meaning of

      1. Perception; understanding:
      2. Range of vision.
      3. View; sight.
      1. A young shoot representing the current season's growth of a woody plant.
      2. Any small, leafless branch of a woody plant.
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
      1. Well informed and perceptive; shrewd:
      2. Knowledgeable or proficient. Often used in combination:
      3. Practical understanding or shrewdness:
      1. To become aware of the nature and significance of; know or comprehend:
      2. To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
      3. To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward:
      1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
      2. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      3. The faculties of sensation as means of providing physical gratification and pleasure.
      1. To perceive with the eye:
      2. To detect by means analogous to use of the eye:
      3. To attend or view as a spectator:
      1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences).
      2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material):
      3. To have the ability to examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed material in a given language or notation):
      1. To draw up (a document etc.), to designate (a cheque) to a given recipient, payee. [from 15th c.]
      2. To discern; to manage to see, hear etc. [from 16th c.]
      3. (now chiefly US, regional, intransitive) To manage, get along; to do (well, badly etc.). [from 17th c.]
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. To come or go after; proceed behind:
      2. To go after in pursuit:
      3. To keep under surveillance:
      1. A unit of length equal to 6 feet (1.83 meters), used principally in the measurement and specification of marine depths.
      2. To penetrate to the meaning or nature of; comprehend.
      3. To determine the depth of; sound.
      1. To become pregnant with (offspring):
      2. To form or develop in the mind:
      3. To apprehend mentally; understand:
      1. To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
      2. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. To take into custody; arrest:
      2. To grasp mentally; understand:
      3. To become conscious of, as through the emotions or senses; perceive:
      1. To answer affirmatively:
      2. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
      3. To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval:
  9. To gain knowledge or mastery of by study

    See also:

    teach

  10. To be the biological father of

      1. A biological father.
      2. The male parent of an animal, especially a domesticated mammal.
      3. The plant or gamete responsible for fertilizing an ovule that develops into a seed.
      1. To produce offspring; reproduce.
      2. To produce (offspring); reproduce.
      1. A male whose sperm unites with an egg, producing an embryo.
      2. A male whose impregnation of a female results in the birth of a child.
      3. A man who adopts a child.
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
      1. To produce (offspring) by sexual reproduction. Used especially of a man.
      2. To cause to exist or occur; produce:
    See also:

    kin

  11. To cause to be in a certain state or to undergo a particular experience or action

      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. To be in possession of:
      2. To possess as a characteristic, quality, or function:
      3. To possess or contain as a constituent part:
    See also:

    cause

  12. To leave hastily

  13. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

    See also:

    persuasion

  14. To obtain possession or control of

    See also:

    get

  15. To evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from.

    See also:

    touch

  16. To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

  17. To come to be

      1. Any of various natural, oily or greasy heat-sensitive substances, consisting of hydrocarbons or esters of fatty acids that are insoluble in water but soluble in nonpolar organic solvents.
      2. Beeswax.
      3. Earwax.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To increase in size by a natural process.
      2. To expand; gain:
      3. To increase in amount or degree; intensify:
      1. in the second person, with relation to the speaker
      2. in the first person, with relation to the person addressed
      3. in the third person, with relation to the person or thing approached
      1. To grow or come to be:
      2. To be appropriate or suitable to:
      3. To show to advantage; look good with:
    See also:

    change

Noun
  1. A group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

      1. A mature plant ovule containing an embryo.
      2. A small dry fruit, spore, or other propagative plant part.
      3. Seeds considered as a group:
      1. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
      2. A child or children of a parent or parents:
      3. A person's descendants considered as a group.
      1. Future generations:
      2. All of a person's descendants.
      1. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
      2. A child or children of a parent or parents:
      3. The result or product of something:
      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. The young of certain animals, especially a group of young birds hatched at one time and cared for together.
      2. The children in one family.
      3. To focus the attention on a subject persistently and moodily; worry:
    See also:

    kin

Idioms:

    get ahead

  1. To gain success

  2. get along

  3. To live or act together in harmony

  4. get along

  5. To go forward, especially toward a conclusion

  6. get along

  7. To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

  8. get along

  9. To grow old

  10. get around

  11. To become known far and wide

  12. get away

  13. To break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

  14. get by

  15. To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

  16. get in

  17. To come to a particular place

  18. get on

  19. To put (an article of clothing) on one's person

  20. get on

  21. To live or act together in harmony

  22. get on

  23. To gain success

  24. get on

  25. To grow old

  26. get out

  27. To be made public

  28. get to

  29. To reach (a goal or objective)

  30. get-together

  31. To come together face-to-face by arrangement

  32. get-together

  33. To come to an understanding or to terms

  34. get up

  35. To leave one's bed

  36. get up

  37. To adopt a standing posture

Another word for get

Verb
  1. To obtain

    See also:

    obtain

  2. To become

    See also:

    become

  3. To receive

    See also:

    receive

  4. To induce

    See also:

    urge

  5. To catch

    See also:

    seize

  6. *To hit

      1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
      2. To bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
      2. To inflict (a blow).
      3. To penetrate or pierce:
      1. A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
      2. A windsock.
      3. A light shoe worn by comic actors in ancient Greek and Roman plays.
    See also:

    hit

  7. *To overcome

      1. To overcome or vanquish by superior force; subdue.
      2. To affect so strongly as to make helpless or ineffective; overwhelm.
      3. To supply with excessive mechanical power.
      1. To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
      2. To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
      3. To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
    See also:

    defeat

  8. To prepare

      1. To put clothes on; clothe.
      2. To furnish with clothing.
      3. To decorate or adorn: