- get as a noun:
- 1 as a verb:
A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent.
Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract:
— Get your results the next day.
— Get permission to take a few days off from work.
Enter or assume a certain state or condition:
— It must be getting more serious.
— Get going!.
Dutch: gaan, geraken, komen, raken, treden, vallen
Cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.
Dutch: aankomen, doen, krijgen, maken, verkrijgen
Receive a specified treatment (abstract).
Reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress:
— She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight.
Go or come after and bring or take back:
— Get me those books over there, please.
Go through (mental or physical states or experiences):
— Get an idea.
— Get nauseous.
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.
Dutch: maken, stimuleren
Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness.
Dutch: opdoen, oplopen, vatten
Communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone.
Give certain properties to something:
— Get someone mad.
Grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of:
— Did you get it?.
— She didn't get the joke.
— I just don't get him.
Reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot.
Reach by calculation.
Acquire as a result of some effort or action.
Perceive by hearing:
— She didn't get his name when they met the first time.
Suffer from the receipt of.
Receive as a retribution or punishment.
Leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form.
Dutch: opkrassen, wegwezen
Reach and board.
— Her childish behavior really get to me.
— His lying really gets me.
synonym: get under one's skin.
Evoke an emotional response.
Apprehend and reproduce accurately.
Earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher.
Overcome or destroy.
Be a mystery or bewildering to.
Dutch: verbluffen, verlegenheid, verstomd doen staan
Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action:
— Get working as soon as the sun rises!.
— Let's get down to work now.
Dutch: aangaan, aanvangen, aanzetten, beginnen, inzetten, starten
Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses).
Dutch: kwakkelen, sukkelen, tobben
Make (offspring) by reproduction.
Dutch: veroorzaken, verwekken, voortbrengen
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