Student Thesaurus

8 entries found for get.
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Entry Word: get
Function: verb
Text: 1 to acquire complete knowledge, understanding, or skill in <I'm not sure I got the math in our homework assignment> -- see LEARN 1
2 to become affected with (a disease or disorder) <don't cough on me--I don't want to get your cold> -- see CONTRACT 1
3 to become the father of <Abraham was quite old when he got Isaac, his only son> -- see FATHER
4 to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests <tried to get our mother to let us go to the concert, but she refused> -- see PERSUADE
5 to come upon after searching, study, or effort <redid the math problem until I got the right answer> -- see FIND 1
6 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts <continuously clearing your throat like that is starting to get to me> -- see IRRITATE 1
7 to eventually have as a state or quality <it's going to get colder as winter approaches> -- see BECOME
8 to receive as return for effort <got an A on his final paper> -- see EARN 1
9 to recognize the meaning of <even though I've studied this chapter all week, I still don't get it> -- see COMPREHEND 1
10 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly <the defense tackled the running back and got the ball> -- see CATCH 1
11 to leave a place often for another <will get away to the Bahamas for a vacation> -- see GO 2