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  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  get 
 
  14  of  37  senses  of  get 
 
  Sense  1 
  get  acquire 
  =>  isolate 
  =>  win  back  get  back 
  =>  press  out  express,  extract 
  =>  capture,  catch 
  =>  come  by 
  =>  buy  purchase 
  =>  lease,  rent,  hire,  charter,  engage,  take 
  =>  receive,  have 
  =>  turn 
  =>  buy 
  =>  find 
  =>  glom 
  =>  enter  upon  come  upon  luck  into 
  =>  line  up  get  hold  come  up  find 
  =>  accept  take  have 
  =>  obtain 
  =>  recover,  retrieve,  find  regain 
  =>  catch 
  =>  recover,  recoup 
  =>  reclaim,  repossess 
  =>  find  regain 
  =>  win,  gain 
  =>  gain,  take  in  clear,  make  earn,  realize,  realise,  pull  in  bring  in 
  =>  earn,  garner 
  =>  profit,  gain,  benefit 
  =>  partake,  share,  partake  in 
  =>  preempt 
  =>  collect,  pick  up  gather  up  call  for 
  =>  inherit,  come  into 
  =>  borrow 
  =>  pick  up 
  =>  get 
  =>  poll 
 
  Sense  2 
  become  go  get 
  =>  sober  up  sober 
  =>  sober  up  sober 
  =>  work 
  =>  take  effect 
  =>  run 
  =>  take 
  =>  break 
  =>  settle 
  =>  come 
 
  Sense  4 
  receive,  get  find  obtain,  incur 
  =>  take 
 
  Sense  5 
  arrive,  get  come 
  =>  land,  set  down 
  =>  drive  in 
  =>  land,  put  down  bring  down 
  =>  land,  set  ashore,  shore 
  =>  come  come  in 
  =>  reach,  hit,  attain 
  =>  flood  in 
  =>  pull  in  get  in  move  in  draw  in 
  =>  plump  in 
 
  Sense  6 
  bring  get  convey,  fetch 
  =>  retrieve 
  =>  deliver 
 
  Sense  7 
  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo 
  =>  suffer,  sustain,  have  get 
  =>  take 
 
  Sense  10 
  induce,  stimulate,  cause  have  get  make 
  =>  decide 
  =>  persuade 
  =>  bring 
  =>  encourage 
  =>  let 
  =>  lead 
  =>  prompt,  inspire,  instigate 
  =>  compel,  oblige,  obligate 
 
  Sense  11 
  get  catch,  capture 
  =>  recapture,  retake 
  =>  lasso,  rope 
 
  Sense  12 
  grow,  develop,  produce,  get  acquire 
  =>  fledge,  feather 
  =>  regrow 
  =>  spring 
  =>  sprout 
  =>  stool,  tiller 
  =>  leaf 
  =>  pod 
  =>  teethe 
  =>  pupate 
  =>  work  up  get  up 
  =>  cut 
 
  Sense  13 
  contract,  take  get 
  =>  catch 
 
  Sense  15 
  make  get 
  =>  render 
  =>  get  let  have 
  =>  leave 
 
  Sense  34 
  perplex,  get  puzzle,  mystify,  baffle,  beat  bewilder,  flummox,  stupefy,  stupify,  nonplus,  gravel,  amaze,  dumbfound 
  =>  stump,  mix  up 
  =>  stagger 
  =>  riddle 
  =>  elude,  escape 
 
  Sense  35 
  begin,  get  start  out  start  set  about  set  out  commence 
  =>  strike  out 
  =>  fall 
  =>  launch 
  =>  jump  off 
  =>  get  to 
  =>  auspicate 
  =>  attack 
  =>  break  in 
  =>  plunge,  launch 
  =>  come  on 
  =>  embark,  enter 
  =>  get  cracking,  bestir  oneself,  get  going,  get  moving  get  weaving,  get  started,  get  rolling 
 
  Sense  36 
  suffer,  sustain,  have  get 
  =>  crack  up  crack,  crock  up  break  up  collapse 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  get 
 
  14  of  37  senses  of  get 
 
  Sense  1 
  get  acquire 
  =>  isolate 
  =>  preisolate 
  =>  win  back  get  back 
  =>  press  out  express,  extract 
  =>  ream 
  =>  capture,  catch 
  =>  hunt,  run,  hunt  down  track  down 
  =>  snipe 
  =>  whale 
  =>  still-hunt,  ambush 
  =>  drive 
  =>  drive 
  =>  rabbit 
  =>  fowl 
  =>  grouse 
  =>  snipe 
  =>  poach 
  =>  seal 
  =>  ferret 
  =>  course 
  =>  foxhunt 
  =>  tree 
  =>  jacklight,  jack 
  =>  forage 
  =>  hawk 
  =>  falcon 
  =>  fowl 
  =>  scrounge,  forage 
  =>  bag 
  =>  batfowl 
  =>  recapture 
  =>  rat 
  =>  trap,  entrap,  snare,  ensnare,  trammel 
  =>  gin 
  =>  come  by 
  =>  stumble,  hit 
  =>  buy  purchase 
  =>  take 
  =>  get 
  =>  subscribe,  subscribe  to  take 
  =>  take  over  buy  out  buy  up 
  =>  pick  up 
  =>  take  out  buy  food 
  =>  impulse-buy 
  =>  lease,  rent,  hire,  charter,  engage,  take 
  =>  receive,  have 
  =>  take  in  take  up 
  =>  fuel 
  =>  refuel 
  =>  accept 
  =>  fence 
  =>  graduate 
  =>  inherit 
  =>  turn 
  =>  buy 
  =>  find 
  =>  glom 
  =>  enter  upon  come  upon  luck  into 
  =>  line  up  get  hold  come  up  find 
  =>  accept  take  have 
  =>  accept  admit  take  take  on 
  =>  welcome 
  =>  honor,  honour 
  =>  adopt,  borrow,  take  over  take  up 
  =>  obtain 
  =>  carry 
  =>  excavate,  dig  up  turn  up 
  =>  grub  up  grub  out 
  =>  nuzzle 
  =>  disinter,  exhume 
  =>  extort,  wring  from 
  =>  pry,  prise 
  =>  procure,  secure 
  =>  copyright 
  =>  patent 
  =>  engage,  enlist 
  =>  recruit 
  =>  extract 
  =>  take  out 
  =>  get  in  get  into 
  =>  eke  out  squeeze  out 
  =>  mooch,  bum,  cadge,  grub,  sponge 
  =>  freeload 
  =>  derive,  gain 
  =>  reap,  draw 
  =>  shop 
  =>  snag 
  =>  grab 
  =>  outsource 
  =>  recover,  retrieve,  find  regain 
  =>  access 
  =>  log  in  log  on  login 
  =>  catch 
  =>  recover,  recoup 
  =>  make  up  catch  up  with 
  =>  reclaim,  repossess 
  =>  distrain 
  =>  foreclose 
  =>  find  regain 
  =>  feel 
  =>  locate,  turn  up 
  =>  unearth 
  =>  pinpoint,  nail 
  =>  fall  upon  strike,  come  upon  light  upon  chance  upon  come  across  chance  on  happen  upon  attain,  discover 
  =>  rout  up  rout  out 
  =>  win,  gain 
  =>  cozen 
  =>  gain,  take  in  clear,  make  earn,  realize,  realise,  pull  in  bring  in 
  =>  eke  out  squeeze  out 
  =>  profit 
  =>  line  one's  pockets 
  =>  turn  a  nice  dime,  turn  a  nice  penny,  turn  a  nice  dollar 
  =>  clean  up 
  =>  scoop,  make  a  scoop 
  =>  rake  off 
  =>  take  home,  bring  home 
  =>  rake  in  shovel  in 
  =>  gross 
  =>  yield,  pay  bear 
  =>  net,  clear 
  =>  pay  off 
  =>  earn,  garner 
  =>  letter 
  =>  profit,  gain,  benefit 
  =>  cash  in  on 
  =>  profiteer 
  =>  capitalize,  capitalise,  take  advantage 
  =>  pyramid 
  =>  net,  sack,  sack  up  clear 
  =>  partake,  share,  partake  in 
  =>  cut  in 
  =>  preempt 
  =>  collect,  pick  up  gather  up  call  for 
  =>  inherit,  come  into 
  =>  borrow 
  =>  pick  up 
  =>  get 
  =>  poll 
 
  Sense  2 
  become  go  get 
  =>  sober  up  sober 
  =>  sober  up  sober 
  =>  work 
  =>  take  effect 
  =>  run 
  =>  take 
  =>  break 
  =>  settle 
  =>  come 
 
  Sense  4 
  receive,  get  find  obtain,  incur 
  =>  take 
 
  Sense  5 
  arrive,  get  come 
  =>  land,  set  down 
  =>  alight,  light,  perch 
  =>  force-land 
  =>  beach 
  =>  port 
  =>  disembark,  debark,  set  down 
  =>  touch  down 
  =>  undershoot 
  =>  belly-land 
  =>  crash  land 
  =>  ditch 
  =>  drive  in 
  =>  land,  put  down  bring  down 
  =>  land,  set  ashore,  shore 
  =>  come  come  in 
  =>  reach,  hit,  attain 
  =>  max  out 
  =>  break  even 
  =>  flood  in 
  =>  pull  in  get  in  move  in  draw  in 
  =>  plump  in 
 
  Sense  6 
  bring  get  convey,  fetch 
  =>  retrieve 
  =>  deliver 
  =>  misdeliver 
  =>  serve,  process,  swear  out 
  =>  subpoena 
  =>  drop,  set  down  put  down  unload,  discharge 
  =>  wharf 
  =>  air-drop 
  =>  consign 
 
  Sense  7 
  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo 
  =>  suffer,  sustain,  have  get 
  =>  crack  up  crack,  crock  up  break  up  collapse 
  =>  take 
 
  Sense  10 
  induce,  stimulate,  cause  have  get  make 
  =>  decide 
  =>  persuade 
  =>  bring  round,  bring  around 
  =>  badger 
  =>  sell 
  =>  chat  up 
  =>  talk  into 
  =>  rope  in 
  =>  wheedle,  cajole,  palaver,  blarney,  coax,  sweet-talk,  inveigle 
  =>  soft-soap 
  =>  browbeat,  bully,  swagger 
  =>  convert,  win  over  convince 
  =>  proselytize 
  =>  disarm 
  =>  brainwash 
  =>  charm,  influence,  tempt 
  =>  magnetize,  mesmerize,  mesmerise,  bewitch,  spellbind 
  =>  prevail 
  =>  drag 
  =>  tempt 
  =>  seduce,  score,  make 
  =>  bring 
  =>  encourage 
  =>  let 
  =>  lead 
  =>  give 
  =>  prompt,  inspire,  instigate 
  =>  compel,  oblige,  obligate 
  =>  force,  thrust 
  =>  stick,  sting 
  =>  walk 
  =>  parade,  exhibit,  march 
  =>  march 
  =>  coerce,  hale,  pressure,  force 
  =>  turn  up  the  heat,  turn  up  the  pressure 
  =>  drive 
  =>  bludgeon 
  =>  steamroller,  steamroll 
  =>  squeeze  for 
  =>  dragoon,  railroad 
  =>  terrorize,  terrorise 
  =>  bring  oneself 
  =>  clamor 
  =>  condemn 
  =>  shame 
  =>  enforce,  implement,  apply 
  =>  clamp  down  get  tough 
  =>  run 
  =>  execute 
  =>  give 
 
  Sense  11 
  get  catch,  capture 
  =>  recapture,  retake 
  =>  lasso,  rope 
 
  Sense  12 
  grow,  develop,  produce,  get  acquire 
  =>  fledge,  feather 
  =>  regrow 
  =>  spring 
  =>  sprout 
  =>  stool,  tiller 
  =>  leaf 
  =>  pod 
  =>  teethe 
  =>  pupate 
  =>  work  up  get  up 
  =>  cut 
 
  Sense  13 
  contract,  take  get 
  =>  catch 
  =>  catch  cold 
 
  Sense  15 
  make  get 
  =>  render 
  =>  get  let  have 
  =>  leave 
 
  Sense  34 
  perplex,  get  puzzle,  mystify,  baffle,  beat  bewilder,  flummox,  stupefy,  stupify,  nonplus,  gravel,  amaze,  dumbfound 
  =>  stump,  mix  up 
  =>  stagger 
  =>  riddle 
  =>  elude,  escape 
  =>  defy,  resist,  refuse 
  =>  beggar 
 
  Sense  35 
  begin,  get  start  out  start  set  about  set  out  commence 
  =>  strike  out 
  =>  fall 
  =>  launch 
  =>  jump  off 
  =>  get  to 
  =>  auspicate 
  =>  attack 
  =>  break  in 
  =>  plunge,  launch 
  =>  come  on 
  =>  embark,  enter 
  =>  take  up 
  =>  get  cracking,  bestir  oneself,  get  going,  get  moving  get  weaving,  get  started,  get  rolling 
 
  Sense  36 
  suffer,  sustain,  have  get 
  =>  crack  up  crack,  crock  up  break  up  collapse 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  get 
 
  3  of  37  senses  of  get 
 
  Sense  6 
  bring  get  convey,  fetch 
  =>  come  come  up 
 
  Sense  7 
  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo 
  =>  perceive,  comprehend 
 
  Sense  20 
  get 
  =>  calculate,  cipher,  cypher,  compute,  work  out  reckon,  figure 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  get 
 
  37  senses  of  get 
 
  Sense  1 
  get  acquire 
 
  Sense  2 
  become  go  get 
  =>  change  state,  turn 
  Also  See->  get  on#6;  get  along#3;  get  over#4;  get  ahead#1 
 
  Sense  3 
  get  let  have 
  =>  make  get 
 
  Sense  4 
  receive,  get  find  obtain,  incur 
  =>  change 
 
  Sense  5 
  arrive,  get  come 
 
  Sense  6 
  bring  get  convey,  fetch 
  =>  transmit,  transfer,  transport,  channel,  channelize 
 
  Sense  7 
  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo 
 
  Sense  8 
  pay  back  pay  off  get  fix 
  =>  get  even  get  back 
 
  Sense  9 
  have  get  make 
  =>  score,  hit,  tally,  rack  up 
 
  Sense  10 
  induce,  stimulate,  cause  have  get  make 
 
  Sense  11 
  get  catch,  capture 
  =>  seize,  prehend,  clutch 
 
  Sense  12 
  grow,  develop,  produce,  get  acquire 
  =>  change 
 
  Sense  13 
  contract,  take  get 
  =>  sicken,  come  down 
 
  Sense  14 
  get 
  =>  communicate,  intercommunicate 
 
  Sense  15 
  make  get 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Sense  16 
  drive,  get  aim 
  =>  mean  intend 
 
  Sense  17 
  catch,  get 
  =>  understand 
 
  Sense  18 
  catch,  arrest,  get 
  =>  attract,  pull  pull  in  draw  in 
 
  Sense  19 
  get  catch 
  =>  hit 
 
  Sense  20 
  get 
 
  Sense  21 
  may  can,  get 
 
  Sense  22 
  get 
  =>  get  acquire 
 
  Sense  23 
  get 
  =>  buy  purchase 
 
  Sense  24 
  catch,  get 
  =>  hear 
 
  Sense  25 
  catch,  get 
  =>  hurt,  ache,  suffer 
 
  Sense  26 
  get  receive 
 
  Sense  27 
  scram,  buzz  off  fuck  off  get  bugger  off 
  =>  leave  go  forth,  go  away 
 
  Sense  28 
  get 
  =>  catch 
 
  Sense  29 
  get 
  =>  annoy,  rag,  get  to  bother,  get  at  irritate,  rile,  nark,  nettle,  gravel,  vex,  chafe,  devil 
 
  Sense  30 
  get 
  =>  touch,  stir 
 
  Sense  31 
  catch,  get 
  =>  reproduce 
 
  Sense  32 
  draw,  get 
  =>  effect,  effectuate,  bring  about  set  up 
 
  Sense  33 
  get 
  =>  destroy,  ruin 
 
  Sense  34 
  perplex,  get  puzzle,  mystify,  baffle,  beat  bewilder,  flummox,  stupefy,  stupify,  nonplus,  gravel,  amaze,  dumbfound 
  =>  confuse,  throw,  fox,  befuddle,  fuddle,  bedevil,  confound,  discombobulate 
 
  Sense  35 
  begin,  get  start  out  start  set  about  set  out  commence 
 
  Sense  36 
  suffer,  sustain,  have  get 
  =>  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo 
 
  Sense  37 
  beget,  get  engender,  father,  mother,  sire,  generate,  bring  forth 
  =>  make  create 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  get 
 
  get  used  as  a  verb  is  extremely  familiar  (polysemy  count  =  37) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  get 
 
  Sense  1 
  get  acquire 
 
  Sense  4 
  receive,  get  find  obtain,  incur 
  =>  change 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  5 
  arrive,  get  come 
 
  Sense  28 
  get 
  =>  catch 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  17 
  catch,  get 
  =>  understand 
 
  Sense  20 
  get 
 
  Sense  22 
  get 
  =>  get  acquire 
 
  Sense  31 
  catch,  get 
  =>  reproduce 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  25 
  catch,  get 
  =>  hurt,  ache,  suffer 
 
  Sense  26 
  get  receive 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  29 
  get 
  =>  annoy,  rag,  get  to  bother,  get  at  irritate,  rile,  nark,  nettle,  gravel,  vex,  chafe,  devil 
 
  Sense  30 
  get 
  =>  touch,  stir 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  become  go  get 
  =>  change  state,  turn 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  get  let  have 
  =>  make  get 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  6 
  bring  get  convey,  fetch 
  =>  transmit,  transfer,  transport,  channel,  channelize 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  7 
  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  8 
  pay  back  pay  off  get  fix 
  =>  get  even  get  back 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  9 
  have  get  make 
  =>  score,  hit,  tally,  rack  up 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  10 
  induce,  stimulate,  cause  have  get  make 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  11 
  get  catch,  capture 
  =>  seize,  prehend,  clutch 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  12 
  grow,  develop,  produce,  get  acquire 
  =>  change 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  13 
  contract,  take  get 
  =>  sicken,  come  down 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  14 
  get 
  =>  communicate,  intercommunicate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  15 
  make  get 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  16 
  drive,  get  aim 
  =>  mean  intend 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  18 
  catch,  arrest,  get 
  =>  attract,  pull  pull  in  draw  in 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  19 
  get  catch 
  =>  hit 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  21 
  may  can,  get 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  23 
  get 
  =>  buy  purchase 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  24 
  catch,  get 
  =>  hear 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  27 
  scram,  buzz  off  fuck  off  get  bugger  off 
  =>  leave  go  forth,  go  away 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  32 
  draw,  get 
  =>  effect,  effectuate,  bring  about  set  up 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  33 
  get 
  =>  destroy,  ruin 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  34 
  perplex,  get  puzzle,  mystify,  baffle,  beat  bewilder,  flummox,  stupefy,  stupify,  nonplus,  gravel,  amaze,  dumbfound 
  =>  confuse,  throw,  fox,  befuddle,  fuddle,  bedevil,  confound,  discombobulate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  35 
  begin,  get  start  out  start  set  about  set  out  commence 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  36 
  suffer,  sustain,  have  get 
  =>  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  37 
  beget,  get  engender,  father,  mother,  sire,  generate,  bring  forth 
  =>  make  create 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  got 
  anne  robert  jacques  turgot 
  apple  maggot 
  argot 
  bigot 
  ergot 
  escargot 
  faggot 
  fagot 
  gigot 
  goteborg 
  goth 
  gothenburg 
  gothic 
  gothic  arch 
  gothic  architecture 
  gothic  romance 
  gothic  romancer 
  gothite 
  gotterdammerung 
  gottfried  wilhelm  leibnitz 
  gottfried  wilhelm  leibniz 
  gotthold  ephraim  lessing 
  gottlieb  daimler 
  ingot 
  maggot 
  rye  ergot 
  spigot 
  turgot 
 
  Overview  of  verb  get 
 
  The  verb  get  has  37  senses  (first  20  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (235)  get  acquire  --  (come  into  the  possession  of  something  concrete  or  abstract;  "She  got  a  lot  of  paintings  from  her  uncle";  "They  acquired  a  new  pet";  "Get  your  results  the  next  day";  "Get  permission  to  take  a  few  days  off  from  work") 
  2.  (157)  become  go  get  --  (enter  or  assume  a  certain  state  or  condition;  "He  became  annoyed  when  he  heard  the  bad  news";  "It  must  be  getting  more  serious";  "her  face  went  red  with  anger";  "She  went  into  ecstasy";  "Get  going!") 
  3.  (82)  get  let  have  --  (cause  to  move  cause  to  be  in  a  certain  position  or  condition:  "He  got  his  squad  on  the  ball";  "This  let  me  in  for  a  big  surprise";  "He  got  a  girl  into  trouble") 
  4.  (64)  receive,  get  find  obtain,  incur  --  (receive  a  specified  treatment  (abstract);  "These  aspects  of  civilization  do  not  find  expression  or  receive  an  interpretation";  "His  movie  received  a  good  review";  "I  got  nothing  but  trouble  for  my  good  intentions") 
  5.  (58)  arrive,  get  come  --  (reach  a  destination;  arrive  by  movement  or  by  making  progress;  "She  arrived  home  at  7  o'clock";  "He  got  into  college";  "She  didn't  get  to  Chicago  until  after  midnight") 
  6.  (45)  bring  get  convey,  fetch  --  (go  or  come  after  and  bring  or  take  back  "Get  me  those  books  over  there  please";  "Could  you  bring  the  wine?";  "The  dog  fetched  the  hat") 
  7.  (36)  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo  --  (of  mental  or  physical  states  or  experiences:  "get  an  idea";  "experience  vertigo";  "get  nauseous";  "undergo  a  strange  sensation";  "The  chemical  undergoes  a  sudden  change";  "The  fluid  undergoes  shear";  "receive  injuries";  "have  a  feeling") 
  8.  (14)  pay  back  pay  off  get  fix  --  (take  vengeance  on  or  get  even  "We'll  get  them!"  "That'll  fix  him  good!"  "This  time  I  got  him") 
  9.  (9)  have  get  make  --  (achieve  a  point  or  goal,  as  in  a  sport;  "Nicklaus  had  a  70";  "The  Brazilian  team  got  4  goals";  "She  made  29  points  that  day") 
  10.  (7)  induce,  stimulate,  cause  have  get  make  --  (cause  to  do  cause  to  act  in  a  specified  manner:  "The  ads  induced  me  to  buy  a  VCR";  "My  children  finally  got  me  to  buy  a  computer";  "My  wife  made  me  buy  a  new  sofa") 
  11.  (4)  get  catch,  capture  --  (succeed  in  catching  or  seizing,  ,  esp.  after  a  chase;  "We  finally  got  the  suspect";  "Did  you  catch  the  thief?") 
  12.  (4)  grow,  develop,  produce,  get  acquire  --  (come  to  have  or  undergo  a  change  of  (physical  features  and  attributes);  "He  grew  a  beard";  The  patient  developed  abdominal  pains";  I  got  funny  spots  all  over  my  body";  "Well-developed  breasts") 
  13.  (4)  contract,  take  get  --  (be  stricken  by  an  illness,  fall  victim  to  an  illness;  "He  got  AIDS";  "She  came  down  with  pneumonia";  "She  took  a  chill") 
  14.  (3)  get  --  (communicate  with  a  place  or  person;  establish  communication  with  as  if  by  telephone:  "Bill  called  this  number  and  he  got  Mary";  "The  operator  couldn't  get  Kobe  because  of  the  earthquake") 
  15.  (3)  make  get  --  (give  certain  properties  to  something  "get  someone  mad";  "She  made  us  look  silly";  "He  made  a  fool  of  himself  at  the  meeting";  "Don't  make  this  into  a  big  deal";  "This  invention  will  make  you  a  famous  physicist";  "Make  yourself  clear") 
  16.  (2)  drive,  get  aim  --  (move  into  a  desired  direction  of  discourse;  "What  are  you  driving  at?") 
  17.  (2)  catch,  get  --  (grasp  with  the  mind;  "did  you  catch  that  allusion?";  "We  caught  something  of  his  theory  in  the  lecture";  "  don't  catch  your  meaning";  "did  you  get  it?"  "She  didn't  get  the  joke") 
  18.  (1)  catch,  arrest,  get  --  (attract  and  fix;  "His  look  caught  her";  "She  caught  his  eye";  "Catch  the  attention  of  the  waiter") 
  19.  (1)  get  catch  --  (reach  with  a  blow  or  hit  in  a  particular  spot:  "the  rock  caught  her  in  the  back  of  the  head";  "The  blow  got  him  in  the  back";  "The  punch  caught  him  in  the  stomach") 
  20.  (1)  get  --  (reach  by  calculation;  "What  do  you  get  when  you  add  up  these  numbers?") 
  21.  may  can,  get  --  (get  to  or  be  allowed  to  do  something  "May  I  go  to  the  movies  tonight?"  "Can  I  have  some  ice  cream?"  "We  got  to  play  video  games  all  day  long") 
  22.  get  --  (acquire  as  a  result  of  some  effort  or  action  "You  cannot  get  water  out  of  a  stone";  "Where  did  she  get  these  news?") 
  23.  get  --  (purchase;  "What  did  you  get  at  the  toy  store?") 
  24.  catch,  get  --  (perceive  by  hearing;  "I  didn't  catch  your  name";  "She  didn't  get  his  name  when  they  met  the  first  time") 
  25.  catch,  get  --  (suffer  from  the  receipt  of  "She  will  catch  hell  for  this  behavior!") 
  26.  get  receive  --  (receive  as  a  retribution  or  punishment;  "He  got  5  years  in  prison") 
  27.  scram,  buzz  off  fuck  off  get  bugger  off  --  (leave  immediately;  used  usually  in  the  imperative  form  "Scram!") 
  28.  get  --  (reach  and  board;  "She  got  the  bus  just  as  it  was  leaving") 
  29.  get  --  (irritate;  "Her  childish  behavior  really  get  to  me";  "His  lying  really  gets  me") 
  30.  get  --  (evoke  an  emotional  response;  "Brahms's  'Requiem'  gets  me  every  time") 
  31.  catch,  get  --  (apprehend  and  reproduce  accurately;  "She  really  caught  the  spirit  of  the  place  in  her  drawings";  "She  got  the  mood  just  right  in  her  photographs") 
  32.  draw,  get  --  (in  baseball:  earn  or  achieve  a  base  by  being  walked  by  the  pitcher;  "He  drew  a  base  on  balls") 
  33.  get  --  (overcome  or  destroy;  "The  ice  storm  got  my  hibiscus";  "the  cat  got  the  goldfish") 
  34.  perplex,  get  puzzle,  mystify,  baffle,  beat  bewilder,  flummox,  stupefy,  stupify,  nonplus,  gravel,  amaze,  dumbfound  --  (be  a  mystery  or  bewildering  to:  "This  beats  me!"  "Got  me--I  don't  know  the  answer!") 
  35.  begin,  get  start  out  start  set  about  set  out  commence  --  (take  the  first  step  or  steps  in  carrying  out  an  action:  "We  began  working  at  dawn";  "Who  will  start?"  "Get  working  as  soon  as  the  sun  rises!";  "The  first  tourists  began  to  arrive  in  Cambodia";  "He  began  early  in  the  day") 
  36.  suffer,  sustain,  have  get  --  (undergo  (as  of  injuries  and  illnesses);  "She  suffered  a  fracture  in  the  accident";  "He  had  an  insulin  shock  after  eating  three  candy  bars";  "She  got  a  bruise  on  her  leg";  "He  got  his  arm  broken  in  the  scuffle") 
  37.  beget,  get  engender,  father,  mother,  sire,  generate,  bring  forth  --  (make  children;  "Abraham  begot  Isaac";  "Men  often  father  children  but  don't  recognize  them") 
 
  Grep  of  adj  got 
  gothic 
  misbegot 
 
  Overview  of  verb  get 
 
  The  verb  get  has  37  senses  (first  20  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (235)  get  acquire  --  (come  into  the  possession  of  something  concrete  or  abstract;  "She  got  a  lot  of  paintings  from  her  uncle";  "They  acquired  a  new  pet";  "Get  your  results  the  next  day";  "Get  permission  to  take  a  few  days  off  from  work") 
  2.  (157)  become  go  get  --  (enter  or  assume  a  certain  state  or  condition;  "He  became  annoyed  when  he  heard  the  bad  news";  "It  must  be  getting  more  serious";  "her  face  went  red  with  anger";  "She  went  into  ecstasy";  "Get  going!") 
  3.  (82)  get  let  have  --  (cause  to  move  cause  to  be  in  a  certain  position  or  condition:  "He  got  his  squad  on  the  ball";  "This  let  me  in  for  a  big  surprise";  "He  got  a  girl  into  trouble") 
  4.  (64)  receive,  get  find  obtain,  incur  --  (receive  a  specified  treatment  (abstract);  "These  aspects  of  civilization  do  not  find  expression  or  receive  an  interpretation";  "His  movie  received  a  good  review";  "I  got  nothing  but  trouble  for  my  good  intentions") 
  5.  (58)  arrive,  get  come  --  (reach  a  destination;  arrive  by  movement  or  by  making  progress;  "She  arrived  home  at  7  o'clock";  "He  got  into  college";  "She  didn't  get  to  Chicago  until  after  midnight") 
  6.  (45)  bring  get  convey,  fetch  --  (go  or  come  after  and  bring  or  take  back  "Get  me  those  books  over  there  please";  "Could  you  bring  the  wine?";  "The  dog  fetched  the  hat") 
  7.  (36)  experience,  receive,  have  get  undergo  --  (of  mental  or  physical  states  or  experiences:  "get  an  idea";  "experience  vertigo";  "get  nauseous";  "undergo  a  strange  sensation";  "The  chemical  undergoes  a  sudden  change";  "The  fluid  undergoes  shear";  "receive  injuries";  "have  a  feeling") 
  8.  (14)  pay  back  pay  off  get  fix  --  (take  vengeance  on  or  get  even  "We'll  get  them!"  "That'll  fix  him  good!"  "This  time  I  got  him") 
  9.  (9)  have  get  make  --  (achieve  a  point  or  goal,  as  in  a  sport;  "Nicklaus  had  a  70";  "The  Brazilian  team  got  4  goals";  "She  made  29  points  that  day") 
  10.  (7)  induce,  stimulate,  cause  have  get  make  --  (cause  to  do  cause  to  act  in  a  specified  manner:  "The  ads  induced  me  to  buy  a  VCR";  "My  children  finally  got  me  to  buy  a  computer";  "My  wife  made  me  buy  a  new  sofa") 
  11.  (4)  get  catch,  capture  --  (succeed  in  catching  or  seizing,  ,  esp.  after  a  chase;  "We  finally  got  the  suspect";  "Did  you  catch  the  thief?") 
  12.  (4)  grow,  develop,  produce,  get  acquire  --  (come  to  have  or  undergo  a  change  of  (physical  features  and  attributes);  "He  grew  a  beard";  The  patient  developed  abdominal  pains";  I  got  funny  spots  all  over  my  body";  "Well-developed  breasts") 
  13.  (4)  contract,  take  get  --  (be  stricken  by  an  illness,  fall  victim  to  an  illness;  "He  got  AIDS";  "She  came  down  with  pneumonia";  "She  took  a  chill") 
  14.  (3)  get  --  (communicate  with  a  place  or  person;  establish  communication  with  as  if  by  telephone:  "Bill  called  this  number  and  he  got  Mary";  "The  operator  couldn't  get  Kobe  because  of  the  earthquake") 
  15.  (3)  make  get  --  (give  certain  properties  to  something  "get  someone  mad";  "She  made  us  look  silly";  "He  made  a  fool  of  himself  at  the  meeting";  "Don't  make  this  into  a  big  deal";  "This  invention  will  make  you  a  famous  physicist";  "Make  yourself  clear") 
  16.  (2)  drive,  get  aim  --  (move  into  a  desired  direction  of  discourse;  "What  are  you  driving  at?") 
  17.  (2)  catch,  get  --  (grasp  with  the  mind;  "did  you  catch  that  allusion?";  "We  caught  something  of  his  theory  in  the  lecture";  "  don't  catch  your  meaning";  "did  you  get  it?"  "She  didn't  get  the  joke") 
  18.  (1)  catch,  arrest,  get  --  (attract  and  fix;  "His  look  caught  her";  "She  caught  his  eye";  "Catch  the  attention  of  the  waiter") 
  19.  (1)  get  catch  --  (reach  with  a  blow  or  hit  in  a  particular  spot:  "the  rock  caught  her  in  the  back  of  the  head";  "The  blow  got  him  in  the  back";  "The  punch  caught  him  in  the  stomach") 
  20.  (1)  get  --  (reach  by  calculation;  "What  do  you  get  when  you  add  up  these  numbers?") 
  21.  may  can,  get  --  (get  to  or  be  allowed  to  do  something  "May  I  go  to  the  movies  tonight?"  "Can  I  have  some  ice  cream?"  "We  got  to  play  video  games  all  day  long") 
  22.  get  --  (acquire  as  a  result  of  some  effort  or  action  "You  cannot  get  water  out  of  a  stone";  "Where  did  she  get  these  news?") 
  23.  get  --  (purchase;  "What  did  you  get  at  the  toy  store?") 
  24.  catch,  get  --  (perceive  by  hearing;  "I  didn't  catch  your  name";  "She  didn't  get  his  name  when  they  met  the  first  time") 
  25.  catch,  get  --  (suffer  from  the  receipt  of  "She  will  catch  hell  for  this  behavior!") 
  26.  get  receive  --  (receive  as  a  retribution  or  punishment;  "He  got  5  years  in  prison") 
  27.  scram,  buzz  off  fuck  off  get  bugger  off  --  (leave  immediately;  used  usually  in  the  imperative  form  "Scram!") 
  28.  get  --  (reach  and  board;  "She  got  the  bus  just  as  it  was  leaving") 
  29.  get  --  (irritate;  "Her  childish  behavior  really  get  to  me";  "His  lying  really  gets  me") 
  30.  get  --  (evoke  an  emotional  response;  "Brahms's  'Requiem'  gets  me  every  time") 
  31.  catch,  get  --  (apprehend  and  reproduce  accurately;  "She  really  caught  the  spirit  of  the  place  in  her  drawings";  "She  got  the  mood  just  right  in  her  photographs") 
  32.  draw,  get  --  (in  baseball:  earn  or  achieve  a  base  by  being  walked  by  the  pitcher;  "He  drew  a  base  on  balls") 
  33.  get  --  (overcome  or  destroy;  "The  ice  storm  got  my  hibiscus";  "the  cat  got  the  goldfish") 
  34.  perplex,  get  puzzle,  mystify,  baffle,  beat  bewilder,  flummox,  stupefy,  stupify,  nonplus,  gravel,  amaze,  dumbfound  --  (be  a  mystery  or  bewildering  to:  "This  beats  me!"  "Got  me--I  don't  know  the  answer!") 
  35.  begin,  get  start  out  start  set  about  set  out  commence  --  (take  the  first  step  or  steps  in  carrying  out  an  action:  "We  began  working  at  dawn";  "Who  will  start?"  "Get  working  as  soon  as  the  sun  rises!";  "The  first  tourists  began  to  arrive  in  Cambodia";  "He  began  early  in  the  day") 
  36.  suffer,  sustain,  have  get  --  (undergo  (as  of  injuries  and  illnesses);  "She  suffered  a  fracture  in  the  accident";  "He  had  an  insulin  shock  after  eating  three  candy  bars";  "She  got  a  bruise  on  her  leg";  "He  got  his  arm  broken  in  the  scuffle") 
  37.  beget,  get  engender,  father,  mother,  sire,  generate,  bring  forth  --  (make  children;  "Abraham  begot  Isaac";  "Men  often  father  children  but  don't  recognize  them") 



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