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Definition of Get


  1. Jet, the mineral.
  2. Fashion; manner; custom.
  3. Artifice; contrivance.
  4. 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.
  5. Hence, with have and had, to come into or be in possession of; to have.
  6. To beget; to procreate; to generate.
  7. 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.
  8. To prevail on; to induce; to persuade.
  9. To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; -- with a following participle.
  10. To betake; to remove; -- in a reflexive use.
  11. To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased.
  12. 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.
  13. Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion.

Get Quotations

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. - Elbert Hubbard
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard

No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.
Demi Lovato

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Henry David Thoreau

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Cary Grant

Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I'm tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become.
Johnny Weir
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Get Translations

get in Afrikaans is oppik, vat, verwerf, neem, raak, aankom, bekom
get in Danish is gribe, blive, modtage, tage, tage op, hente
get in Dutch is verkrijgen, behalen, buit maken
get in Finnish is hankkia, saada, tulla joksikin, ottaa
get in German is bringen, lesen, holen, holen/bringen, erhalten
get in Italian is arrivare, cogliere, ricevere, venni, prendere
get in Latin is acquiro, quaero quero, traho, adepto, quaero
get in Portuguese is receber, obter, comece, adquirir
get in Spanish is acoger, obtener, coger, llegar, buscar, recibir