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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 get /ˈgɛt, &dɪvɪdɛ;ˈgɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Get v. i.
 1. To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased.
    We mourn, France smiles; we lose, they daily get.   --Shak.
 2. 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.
    To get rid of fools and scoundrels.   --Pope.
    His chariot wheels get hot by driving fast.   --Coleridge.
 Note:It [get] gives to the English language a middle voice, or a power of verbal expression which is neither active nor passive. Thus we say to get acquitted, beaten, confused, dressed.
 Note:Get, as an intransitive verb, is used with a following preposition, or adverb of motion, to indicate, on the part of the subject of the act, movement or action of the kind signified by the preposition or adverb; or, in the general sense, to move, to stir, to make one's way, to advance, to arrive, etc.; as, to get away, to leave, to escape; to disengage one's self from; to get down, to descend, esp. with effort, as from a literal or figurative elevation; to get along, to make progress; hence, to prosper, succeed, or fare; to get in, to enter; to get out, to extricate one's self, to escape; to get through, to traverse; also, to finish, to be done; to get to, to arrive at, to reach; to get off, to alight, to descend from, to dismount; also, to escape, to come off clear; to get together, to assemble, to convene.
 To get ahead, to advance; to prosper.
 To get along, to proceed; to advance; to prosper.
 To get a mile (or other distance), to pass over it in traveling.
 To get among, to go or come into the company of; to become one of a number.
 To get asleep, to fall asleep.
 To get astray, to wander out of the right way.
 To get at, to reach; to make way to. To get away with, to carry off; to capture; hence, to get the better of; to defeat.
 To get back, to arrive at the place from which one departed; to return.
 To get before, to arrive in front, or more forward.
 To get behind, to fall in the rear; to lag.
 To get between, to arrive between.
 To get beyond, to pass or go further than; to exceed; to surpass. “Three score and ten is the age of man, a few get beyond it.” --Thackeray.
 To get clear, to disengage one's self; to be released, as from confinement, obligation, or burden; also, to be freed from danger or embarrassment.
 To get drunk, to become intoxicated.
 To get forward, to proceed; to advance; also, to prosper; to advance in wealth.
 To get home, to arrive at one's dwelling, goal, or aim.
 To get into. (a) To enter, as, “she prepared to get into the coach.” --Dickens. (b) To pass into, or reach; as,  a language has got into the inflated state.” --Keary.
 To get loose or To get free, to disengage one's self; to be released from confinement.
 To get near, to approach within a small distance.
 To get on, to proceed; to advance; to prosper.
 To get over. (a) To pass over, surmount, or overcome, as an obstacle or difficulty. (b) To recover from, as an injury, a calamity.
 To get through. (a) To pass through something. (b) To finish what one was doing.
 To get up. (a) To rise; to arise, as from a bed, chair, etc. (b) To ascend; to climb, as a hill, a tree, a flight of stairs, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Get n. Jet, the mineral. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Get n.
 1. Fashion; manner; custom. [Obs.]
 2. Artifice; contrivance. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Get v. t. [imp. Got (Obs. Gat ); p. p. Got (Obsolescent Gotten ); p. pr. & vb. n. Getting.]
 1. 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.
 2. Hence, with have and had, to come into or be in possession of; to have.
    Thou hast got the face of man.   --Herbert.
 3. To beget; to procreate; to generate.
    I had rather to adopt a child than get it.   --Shak.
 4. 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.
    It being harder with him to get one sermon by heart, than to pen twenty.   --Bp. Fell.
 5. To prevail on; to induce; to persuade.
    Get him to say his prayers.   --Shak.
 6. To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; -- with a following participle.
    Those things I bid you do; get them dispatched.   --Shak.
 7. To betake; to remove; -- in a reflexive use.
    Get thee out from this land.   --Gen. xxxi. 13.
    He . . . got himself . . . to the strong town of Mega.   --Knolles.
 Note:Get, as a transitive verb, is combined with adverbs implying motion, to express the causing to, or the effecting in, the object of the verb, of the kind of motion indicated by the preposition; thus, to get in, to cause to enter, to bring under shelter; as, to get in the hay; to get out, to make come forth, to extract; to get off, to take off, to remove; to get together, to cause to come together, to collect.
 To get by heart, to commit to memory.
 To get the better of, To get the best of, to obtain an advantage over; to surpass; to subdue.
 To get up, to cause to be established or to exit; to prepare; to arrange; to construct; to invent; as, to get up a celebration, a machine, a book, an agitation.
 Syn: -- To obtain; gain; win; acquire. See Obtain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Get, n. Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract;
           "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They
           acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day";
           "Get permission to take a few days off from work" [syn:
      2: enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became
         annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting
         more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went
         into ecstasy"; "Get going!" [syn: become, go]
      3: cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or
         condition; "He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in
         for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble" [syn: let,
      4: receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of
         civilization do not find expression or receive an
         interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I
         got nothing but trouble for my good intentions" [syn: receive,
          find, obtain, incur]
      5: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She
         arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago
         until after midnight" [syn: arrive, come] [ant: leave]
      6: go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books
         over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog
         fetched the hat" [syn: bring, convey, fetch] [ant: take
      7: of mental or physical states or experiences; "get an idea";
         "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "undergo a strange
         sensation"; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The
         fluid undergoes shear"; "receive injuries"; "have a
         feeling" [syn: experience, receive, have, undergo]
      8: take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll
         fix him good!"; "This time I got him" [syn: pay back, pay
         off, fix]
      9: achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian
         team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day" [syn: have,
      10: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads
          induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to
          buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa" [syn: induce,
           stimulate, cause, have, make]
      11: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase;
          "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
          [syn: catch, capture]
      12: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and
          attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed
          abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body";
          "Well-developed breasts" [syn: grow, develop, produce,
      13: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He
          got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a
          chill" [syn: contract, take]
      14: communicate with a place or person; establish communication
          with, as if by telephone; "Bill called this number and he
          got Mary"; "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the
      15: give certain properties to something; "get someone mad";
          "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at
          the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This
          invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself
          clear" [syn: make]
      16: move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you
          driving at?" [syn: drive, aim]
      17: grasp with the mind or develop an undersatnding of; "did you
          catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory
          in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get
          it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him"
          [syn: catch]
      18: attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his
          eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter" [syn: catch,
      19: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock
          caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in
          the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach" [syn: catch]
      20: reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these
      21: acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot
          get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these
      22: purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"
      23: perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't
          get his name when they met the first time" [syn: catch]
      24: suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this
          behavior!" [syn: catch]
      25: receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in
          prison" [syn: receive]
      26: leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form;
          "Scram!" [syn: scram, buzz off, fuck off, bugger
      27: reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
      28: irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His
          lying really gets me" [syn: get under one's skin]
      29: evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me
          every time"
      30: apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the
          spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood
          just right in her photographs" [syn: catch]
      31: in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the
          pitcher; "He drew a base on balls" [syn: draw]
      32: overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the
          cat got the goldfish"
      33: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I
          don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This
          question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick,
           puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder,
           flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound]
      34: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We
          began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working
          as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to
          arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's
          get down to work now" [syn: get down, begin, start
          out, start, set about, set out, commence] [ant:
      35: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a
          fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after
          eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg";
          "He got his arm broken in the scuffle" [syn: suffer, sustain,
      36: make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father
          children but don't recognize them" [syn: beget, engender,
           father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth]
      [also: gotten, got, getting]