[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'.

录入:莱斯特--From WordNet


(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. [1]. Procure, obtain, acquire, gain, win, earn, achieve, realize, secure, come by.[2]. Learn, memorize, commit to memory, get by heart.[3]. Beget, generate, engender, procreate, breed.[4]. Procure or cause to be.[5]. Persuade, induce, dispose, influence, prevail upon.[6]. 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.





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