English synonyms about - contact  



1 get

A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent.


1 get

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.

synonym: acquire.

Roget 72: assemble [be or come together], collect, muster; meet, unite, join, rejoin; cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, ... show more

2 get

Enter or assume a certain state or condition:
— It must be getting more serious.
— Get going!.

synonyms: become, go.

Dutch: gaan, geraken, komen, raken, treden, vallen

3 get

Cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.

synonyms: have, let.

Dutch: aankomen, doen, krijgen, maken, verkrijgen

4 get

Receive a specified treatment (abstract).

synonyms: find, incur, obtain, receive.

Roget 775: acquire, get, gain, win, earn, obtain, procure, gather; collect etc. (assemble) 72; pick, pickup; ... show more

5 get

Reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress:
— She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight.

synonyms: arrive, come.

6 get

Go or come after and bring or take back:
— Get me those books over there, please.

synonyms: bring, convey, fetch.

Dutch: halen

7 get

Go through (mental or physical states or experiences):
— Get an idea.
— Get nauseous.

synonyms: experience, have, receive.

8 get

Take vengeance on or get even:
— We'll get them!.

synonyms: fix, pay back, pay off.

9 get

Achieve a point or goal.

synonyms: have, make.

Dutch: bereiken

10 get

Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.

synonyms: cause, have, induce, make, stimulate.

Dutch: maken, stimuleren

11 get

Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase.

synonyms: capture, catch.

12 get

Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).

synonyms: acquire, develop, grow, produce.

Dutch: ontwikkelen

13 get

Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness.

synonyms: contract, take.

Dutch: opdoen, oplopen, vatten

14 get

Communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone.

15 get

Give certain properties to something:
— Get someone mad.

synonym: make.

Roget 144: be converted into; become, get, wax; come to, turn to, turn into, evolve into, develop into; turn out, lapse, shift; run into, fall into, ... show more

16 get

Move into a desired direction of discourse.

synonyms: aim, drive.

Dutch: drijven, jagen

17 get

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.

synonym: catch.

18 get

Attract and fix.

synonyms: arrest, catch.

19 get

Reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot.

synonym: catch.

20 get

Reach by calculation.

21 get

Acquire as a result of some effort or action.

22 get


23 get

Perceive by hearing:
— She didn't get his name when they met the first time.

synonym: catch.

Dutch: opvangen

24 get

Suffer from the receipt of.

synonym: catch.

25 get

Receive as a retribution or punishment.

synonym: receive.

26 get

Leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form.

synonyms: bugger off, buzz off, fuck off, scram.

Dutch: opkrassen, wegwezen

27 get

Reach and board.

28 get

— Her childish behavior really get to me.
— His lying really gets me.

synonym: get under one's skin.

29 get

Evoke an emotional response.

30 get

Apprehend and reproduce accurately.

synonym: catch.

31 get

Earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher.

synonym: draw.

32 get

Overcome or destroy.

33 get

Be a mystery or bewildering to.

synonyms: amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex ... show more.

Dutch: verbluffen, verlegenheid, verstomd doen staan

34 get

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.

synonyms: begin, commence, get down, set about, set out, start, start out.

Dutch: aangaan, aanvangen, aanzetten, beginnen, inzetten, starten

35 get

Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses).

synonyms: have, suffer, sustain.

Dutch: kwakkelen, sukkelen, tobben

36 get

Make (offspring) by reproduction.

synonyms: beget, bring forth, engender, father, generate, mother, sire.

Roget 161: produce, perform, operate, do, make, gar, form, construct, fabricate, frame, contrive, manufacture; weave, ... show more

Dutch: veroorzaken, verwekken, voortbrengen

Moby thesaurus: OD, absorb, accede to, accept, access, accumulate, acquire, addle, admit, advance, affect, age, aggravate, agree with, alight, amaze, anger, annex, annoy, answer ... show more.

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