Definition of get

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • get is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • get is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • get is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 5

Definition of get


  • reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. catch
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. acquire
    2. develop
    3. grow
    4. produce
  • leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bugger off
    2. buzz off
    3. fuck off
    4. scram
  • perceive by hearing (verb)

    Examples

    1. She didn't get his name when they met the first time

    Synonyms

    1. catch
  • undergo (as of injuries and illnesses) (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. have
    2. suffer
    3. sustain
  • make (offspring) by reproduction (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. beget
    2. bring forth
    3. engender
    4. father
    5. generate
    6. mother
    7. sire
  • give certain properties to something (verb)

    Examples

    1. get someone mad

    Synonyms

    1. make
  • be a mystery or bewildering to (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. amaze
    2. baffle
    3. beat
    4. bewilder
    5. dumbfound
    6. flummox
    7. gravel
    8. mystify
    9. nonplus
    10. perplex
    11. pose
    12. puzzle
    13. stick
    14. stupefy
    15. vex
  • suffer from the receipt of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. catch
  • receive as a retribution or punishment (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. receive
  • take vengeance on or get even (verb)

    Examples

    1. We'll get them!

    Synonyms

    1. fix
    2. pay back
    3. pay off
  • achieve a point or goal (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. have
    2. make
  • move into a desired direction of discourse (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. aim
    2. drive
  • go through (mental or physical states or experiences) (verb)

    Examples

    1. get an idea
    2. get nauseous

    Synonyms

    1. experience
    2. have
    3. receive
  • irritate (verb)

    Examples

    1. Her childish behavior really get to me
    2. His lying really gets me

    Synonyms

    1. get under one's skin
  • take the first step or steps in carrying out an action (verb)

    Examples

    1. Let's get down to work now

    Synonyms

    1. begin
    2. commence
    3. get down
    4. set about
    5. set out
    6. start
    7. start out
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. capture
    2. catch
  • apprehend and reproduce accurately (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. catch
  • enter or assume a certain state or condition (verb)

    Examples

    1. It must be getting more serious

    Synonyms

    1. become
    2. go
  • attract and fix (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. arrest
    2. catch
  • receive a specified treatment (abstract) (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. find
    2. incur
    3. obtain
    4. receive
  • earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. draw
  • be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. contract
    2. take
  • cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. have
    2. let
  • come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. acquire
  • cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. cause
    2. have
    3. induce
    4. make
    5. stimulate
  • reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress (verb)

    Examples

    1. She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight

    Synonyms

    1. arrive
    2. come
  • go or come after and bring or take back (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bring
    2. convey
    3. fetch
  • grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of (verb)

    Examples

    1. did you get it?
    2. She didn't get the joke
    3. I just don't get him

    Synonyms

    1. catch
  • acquire as a result of some effort or action (verb)

    Examples

    1. You cannot get water out of a stone
    2. Where did she get these news?
  • a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent (noun)
  • communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone (verb)

    Examples

    1. The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake
  • evoke an emotional response (verb)

    Examples

    1. Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time
  • overcome or destroy (verb)
  • purchase (verb)

    Examples

    1. What did you get at the toy store?
  • reach and board (verb)
  • reach by calculation (verb)

    Examples

    1. What do you get when you add up these numbers?

See definition of get in Merriam Webster

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