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  • 1 Get — (g[e^]t), v. i. 1. To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased. [1913 Webster] We mourn, France smiles; we lose, they daily get. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To arrive at, or bring one s self into, a state,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Get — (g[e^]t), v. t. [imp. {Got} (g[o^]t) (Obs. {Gat} (g[a^]t)); p. p. {Got} (Obsolescent {Gotten} (g[o^]t t n)); p. pr. & vb. n. {Getting}.] [OE. geten, AS. gitan, gietan (in comp.); akin to Icel. geta, Goth. bigitan to find, L. prehendere to seize,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 get up — {v.} 1. To get out of bed. * /John s mother told him that it was time to get up./ 2. To stand up; get to your feet. * /A man should get up when a woman comes into the room./ 3. To prepare; get ready. * /Mary got up a picnic for her visitor./ *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 get up — {v.} 1. To get out of bed. * /John s mother told him that it was time to get up./ 2. To stand up; get to your feet. * /A man should get up when a woman comes into the room./ 3. To prepare; get ready. * /Mary got up a picnic for her visitor./ *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 Get — may refer to: *GET, the most common type of HTTP request *Get (animal), the offspring of a given individual animal *Get, a Norwegian cable distributor, formerly known as UPC Norway. *Get (divorce document) the Jewish divorce procedure. *Get… …

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  • 6 get it — {v.} 1. See: CATCH IT. 2. To understand; comprehend; grasp. * / I can t get it, John said. Why do you spend so much on clothes. / …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 get on — or[get onto] {v.}, {informal} 1. To speak to (someone) roughly about something he did wrong; blame; scold. * /Mrs. Thompson got on the girls for not keeping their rooms clean./ * /The fans got on the new shortstop after he made several errors./… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 get it — {v.} 1. See: CATCH IT. 2. To understand; comprehend; grasp. * / I can t get it, John said. Why do you spend so much on clothes. / …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 get on — or[get onto] {v.}, {informal} 1. To speak to (someone) roughly about something he did wrong; blame; scold. * /Mrs. Thompson got on the girls for not keeping their rooms clean./ * /The fans got on the new shortstop after he made several errors./… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 get it — or[something in] or[into one s head] {v. phr.} To become possessed of an idea; develop a fixed idea. * /Jack got it into his head to become a marine and nothing we could say would make him change his mind./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 get up — or[rise with the chickens] {v. phr.} To rise very early in the morning. * /All the farmers in this village get up with the chickens./ Contrast: GO TO BED WITH THE CHICKENS …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 12 get it — or[something in] or[into one s head] {v. phr.} To become possessed of an idea; develop a fixed idea. * /Jack got it into his head to become a marine and nothing we could say would make him change his mind./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 get up — or[rise with the chickens] {v. phr.} To rise very early in the morning. * /All the farmers in this village get up with the chickens./ Contrast: GO TO BED WITH THE CHICKENS …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 Get — (g[e^]t), n. [OF. get.] 1. Fashion; manner; custom. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Artifice; contrivance. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Get — Get, n. Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Get — (j[e^]t), n. Jet, the mineral. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 get — (g[e^]t), n.; pl. {gittin} or {gitim}. A divorce granted by a Rabbi in accordance with Jewish law; also, the document attesting to the divorce. RHUD [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 get — I. verb (got; got or gotten; getting) Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse geta to get, beget; akin to Old English bigietan to beget, Latin prehendere to seize, grasp, Greek chandanein to hold, contain Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 Get Ed — Infobox television show name = Get Ed format = Animated series runtime = 30 min creator = Andy Knight starring = Donald Hayes Lyon Smith Peter Cugno Jennifer Dale Tony Daniels Megan Fahlenbock country = United States network = ABC Family first… …

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  • 20 Get Up on It — Infobox Album | Name = Get Up on It Type = Album Artist = Keith Sweat Released = June 28, 1994 Recorded = 1994 Genre = Hip hop soul/R B Length = 54:17 Label = Elektra 61550 Producer = Keith Sweat Reviews = * Allmusic (3/5)… …

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