[get] or [ɡɛt]
(noun.) a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) reach by calculation; 'What do you get when you add up these numbers?'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; 'We finally got the suspect'; 'Did you catch the thief?'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) evoke an emotional response; 'Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time'.
(verb.) overcome or destroy; 'The ice storm got my hibiscus'; 'the cat got the goldfish'.
(verb.) reach and board; 'She got the bus just as it was leaving'.
(verb.) purchase; 'What did you get at the toy store?'.
(verb.) acquire as a result of some effort or action; 'You cannot get water out of a stone'; 'Where did she get these news?'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) receive as a retribution or punishment; 'He got 5 years in prison'.
(verb.) irritate; 'Her childish behavior really get to me'; 'His lying really gets me'.
(n.) Jet, the mineral.
(n.) Fashion; manner; custom.
(n.) Artifice; contrivance.
(v. t.) To procure; to obtain; to gain possession of; to acquire; to earn; to obtain as a price or reward; to come by; to win, by almost any means; as, to get favor by kindness; to get wealth by industry and economy; to get land by purchase, etc.
(v. t.) Hence, with have and had, to come into or be in possession of; to have.
(v. t.) To beget; to procreate; to generate.
(v. t.) To obtain mental possession of; to learn; to commit to memory; to memorize; as to get a lesson; also with out; as, to get out one's Greek lesson.
(v. t.) To prevail on; to induce; to persuade.
(v. t.) To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; -- with a following participle.
(v. t.) To betake; to remove; -- in a reflexive use.
(v. i.) To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased.
(v. i.) To arrive at, or bring one's self into, a state, condition, or position; to come to be; to become; -- with a following adjective or past participle belonging to the subject of the verb; as, to get sober; to get awake; to get beaten; to get elected.
(n.) Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion.
v. a. . Procure, obtain, acquire, gain, win, earn, achieve, realize, secure, come by.. Learn, memorize, commit to memory, get by heart.. Beget, generate, engender, procreate, breed.. Procure or cause to be.. Persuade, induce, dispose, influence, prevail upon.. Have, have possession of.
SYN:Gain, procure, acquire, earn, obtain, attain, secure, achieve
ANT:Lose, forfeit, surrender, forgo
v.t. to obtain: to seize: to procure or cause to be: to beget offspring: to learn: to persuade: (B.) to betake to carry.—v.i. to arrive or put one's self in any place state or condition: to become:—pr.p. get′ting; pa.t. got; pa.p. got (obs.) got′ten.—ns. Get′ter one who gets or obtains: one who begets; Get′ting a gaining: anything gained: procreation; Get′-up equipment: general appearance.—Get ahead along to make progress advance; Get at to reach attain; Get off to escape; Get on to proceed advance; Get out to produce: to go away; Get over to surmount; Get round to circumvent: to persuade talk over; Get through to finish; Get up to arise to ascend: to arrange prepare.
- Yes, we went out to get a little air. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- We were then led up to the door, where we were directed to get down on our hands and knees with our backs toward the room we were to enter. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- We entered the playground enclosure, and walked by the schoolroom window to get round to the door, which was situated at the back of the building. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Where could he get Pablo a cigar? 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- Why should I mind saying I want to get into society? 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- Get him out of there. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- We have been on the look-out for him, and there was some idea that he had got away to America. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- I'm glad she got back in time. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Except one man, who got up and went out. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- Livius got out of the carriage, and picked the man up, to ascertain that he was alive, as he fell without uttering a groan. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- Chance set me free of my London engagements to-day sooner than I had expected, and I have got here, in consequence, earlier than my appointed time. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- These got fairly to work at the beginning of the century, and the uses of machinery spread to the treatment of leather. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- By degrees the anarchy finds a way into private houses, and ends by getting among the animals and infecting them. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- In the way of getting credit, and living well,' said Mr Lammle. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- What need you getting drunk, then, and cutting up, Prue? 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- I had seven different schemes for getting a glimpse of that telegram, but I could hardly hope to succeed the very first time. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- We must not have you getting too learned for a woman, you know. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- I can't help it--There's no getting on with Fred Lamb. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- He gets worse instead of better, I think,' said the elder lady. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- And she gets on so placidly. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- This is what one gets by acting with principle. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- He won't do it unless he is very much worried, and only threatens it sometimes, when he gets tired of studying. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Den Uncle Peter mus'n't sit in it, cause he al'ays hitches when he gets a singing. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- She'll shake if she gets in enough. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- Couldn't we have gotten away any sooner? 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- You shall keep your ill-gotten money. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Some conception of the enormous scale upon which grain is raised in the Western States may be gotten from the dimensions of the farms. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- The last time he had seen him he seemed to have gotten to believe his own publicity and think he was a peasant. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- And we have gotten away from the war. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- Except for the awful thing you've gotten into. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.