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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

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

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

Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
Amanda Peet
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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

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