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According to WordNet, the verb "get" has 36 sense(s).

201401115 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".

200054628 make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them".

200149583 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!".

200589904 grasp with the mind or develop an understanding 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".

200094460 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".

202359340 acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?".

202006573 reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving".

201738107 apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs".

200120316 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".

202108026 go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling".

200522751 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".

200065639 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".

200639849 reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?".

200770437 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".

201565211 overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the cat got the goldfish".

201505958 attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter".

201433294 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".

200622384 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".

201643297 earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls".

202355596 achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day".

200120796 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".

200345761 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".

201771194 irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me".

202189398 perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time".

201066036 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 earthquake".

202210855 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".

201153947 take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him".

201771039 evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time".

201026975 move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?".

202010864 leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!".

200087736 be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill".

202108654 receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison".

202109645 suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!".

201215421 succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?".

202208265 purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?".

202005948 reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight".


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