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Meaning: GET

1(n)a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
Type: 'noun.act'
1(v)come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'She got a lot of paintings from her uncle'
Usage: 'They acquired a new pet'
Usage: 'Get your results the next day'
Usage: 'Get permission to take a few days off from work'
Synonym: acquire,
2(v)enter or assume a certain state or condition
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'He became annoyed when he heard the bad news'
Usage: 'It must be getting more serious'
Usage: 'her face went red with anger'
Usage: 'She went into ecstasy'
Usage: 'Get going!'
Synonym: become, go,
3(v)cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'He got his squad on the ball'
Usage: 'This let me in for a big surprise'
Usage: 'He got a girl into trouble'
Synonym: have, let,
4(v)receive a specified treatment (abstract)
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation'
Usage: 'His movie received a good review'
Usage: 'I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions'
Synonym: find, incur, obtain, receive,
5(v)reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'She arrived home at 7 o'clock'
Usage: 'She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight'
Synonym: arrive, come,
6(v)go or come after and bring or take back
Type: 'verb.contact'
Usage: 'Get me those books over there, please'
Usage: 'Could you bring the wine?'
Usage: 'The dog fetched the hat'
Synonym: bring, convey, fetch,
7(v)go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
Type: 'verb.perception'
Usage: 'get an idea'
Usage: 'experience vertigo'
Usage: 'get nauseous'
Usage: 'receive injuries'
Usage: 'have a feeling'
Synonym: experience, have, receive,
8(v)take vengeance on or get even
Type: 'verb.competition'
Usage: 'We'll get them!'
Usage: 'That'll fix him good!'
Usage: 'This time I got him'
Synonym: fix, pay back, pay off,
9(v)achieve a point or goal
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'Nicklaus had a 70'
Usage: 'The Brazilian team got 4 goals'
Usage: 'She made 29 points that day'
Synonym: have, make,
10(v)cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'The ads induced me to buy a VCR'
Usage: 'My children finally got me to buy a computer'
Usage: 'My wife made me buy a new sofa'
Synonym: cause, have, induce, make, stimulate,
11(v)succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Type: 'verb.contact'
Usage: 'We finally got the suspect'
Usage: 'Did you catch the thief?'
Synonym: capture, catch,
12(v)come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Type: 'verb.body'
Usage: 'He grew a beard'
Usage: 'The patient developed abdominal pains'
Usage: 'I got funny spots all over my body'
Usage: 'Well-developed breasts'
Synonym: acquire, develop, grow, produce,
13(v)be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
Type: 'verb.body'
Usage: 'He got AIDS'
Usage: 'She came down with pneumonia'
Usage: 'She took a chill'
Synonym: contract, take,
14(v)communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'Bill called this number and he got Mary'
Usage: 'The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake'
15(v)give certain properties to something
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'get someone mad'
Usage: 'She made us look silly'
Usage: 'He made a fool of himself at the meeting'
Usage: 'Don't make this into a big deal'
Usage: 'This invention will make you a millionaire'
Usage: 'Make yourself clear'
Synonym: make,
16(v)move into a desired direction of discourse
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'What are you driving at?'
Synonym: aim, drive,
17(v)grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Type: 'verb.cognition'
Usage: 'did you catch that allusion?'
Usage: 'We caught something of his theory in the lecture'
Usage: 'don't catch your meaning'
Usage: 'did you get it?'
Usage: 'She didn't get the joke'
Usage: 'I just don't get him'
Synonym: catch,
18(v)attract and fix
Type: 'verb.contact'
Usage: 'His look caught her'
Usage: 'She caught his eye'
Usage: 'Catch the attention of the waiter'
Synonym: arrest, catch,
19(v)reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Type: 'verb.contact'
Usage: 'the rock caught her in the back of the head'
Usage: 'The blow got him in the back'
Usage: 'The punch caught him in the stomach'
Synonym: catch,
20(v)reach by calculation
Type: 'verb.cognition'
Usage: 'What do you get when you add up these numbers?'
21(v)acquire as a result of some effort or action
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'You cannot get water out of a stone'
Usage: 'Where did she get these news?'
22(v)purchase
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'What did you get at the toy store?'
23(v)perceive by hearing
Type: 'verb.perception'
Usage: 'I didn't catch your name'
Usage: 'She didn't get his name when they met the first time'
Synonym: catch,
24(v)suffer from the receipt of
Type: 'verb.perception'
Usage: 'She will catch hell for this behavior!'
Synonym: catch,
25(v)receive as a retribution or punishment
Type: 'verb.perception'
Usage: 'He got 5 years in prison'
Synonym: receive,
26(v)leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'Scram!'
Synonym: bugger off, buzz off, fuck off, scram,
27(v)reach and board
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'She got the bus just as it was leaving'
28(v)irritate
Type: 'verb.emotion'
Usage: 'Her childish behavior really get to me'
Usage: 'His lying really gets me'
Synonym: get under one's skin,
29(v)evoke an emotional response
Type: 'verb.emotion'
Usage: 'Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time'
30(v)apprehend and reproduce accurately
Type: 'verb.creation'
Usage: 'She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings'
Usage: 'She got the mood just right in her photographs'
Synonym: catch,
31(v)earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
Type: 'verb.creation'
Usage: 'He drew a base on balls'
Synonym: draw,
32(v)overcome or destroy
Type: 'verb.contact'
Usage: 'The ice storm got my hibiscus'
Usage: 'the cat got the goldfish'
33(v)be a mystery or bewildering to
Type: 'verb.cognition'
Usage: 'This beats me!'
Usage: 'Got me--I don't know the answer!'
Usage: 'a vexing problem'
Usage: 'This question really stuck me'
Synonym: amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex,
34(v)take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'We began working at dawn'
Usage: 'Who will start?'
Usage: 'Get working as soon as the sun rises!'
Usage: 'The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia'
Usage: 'He began early in the day'
Usage: 'Let's get down to work now'
Synonym: begin, commence, get down, set about, set out, start, start out,
35(v)undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
Type: 'verb.body'
Usage: 'She suffered a fracture in the accident'
Usage: 'He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars'
Usage: 'She got a bruise on her leg'
Usage: 'He got his arm broken in the scuffle'
Synonym: have, suffer, sustain,
36(v)make children
Type: 'verb.body'
Usage: 'Abraham begot Isaac'
Usage: 'Men often father children but don't recognize them'
Synonym: beget, bring forth, engender, father, generate, mother, sire,

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