get (got, gotten)

get (got, gotten)
حَصَلَ عَلَى \ achieve: get sth. (success, one’s aim, etc.) by trying: He proved his worth as a young officer and soon achieved the rank of captain. acquire: obtain for oneself; gain by one’s own efforts: I’ve just acquired a new car. You can acquire skill by practice. come by: to obtain sth: How did you come by that book?. get (got, gotten): to obtain (sth. that one wants): I must get a new car. obtain: to get, come into possession of (sth. that is hard to find): Where can we obtain petrol after midnight?.

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  • get — 1. range of use. Get is one of the most frequently used and most productive words in English. Often it has virtually no meaning in itself and draws its meaning almost entirely from its context, especially in idiomatic uses such as get to bed, get …   Modern English usage

  • get — gettable, getable, adj. /get/, v., got or (Archaic) gat; got or gotten; getting, n. v.t. 1. to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of: to get a birthday present; to get a pension. 2. to cause to be in one s possession or succeed …   Universalium

  • get — v. 1) (B) ( to deliver ) I have to get a message to her 2) (C) ( to obtain ) she got a newspaper for me; or: she got me a newspaper 3) (d; intr., tr.) to get across ( to cross ); ( to cause to cross ) (to get across a bridge; the general finally… …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • gotten N. Amer. or — archaic past participle of get. Usage As past participles of get, got and gotten both date back to Middle English. The form gotten is not used today in British English (except in the adjective ill gotten) but it is very common in North American… …   English new terms dictionary

  • get — I Australian Slang 1. have someone in a corner, especially when arguing a point; catch out: I ve got you there, haven t I? ; 2. amuse: that really gets me ; 3. exact revenge: I ll get you for that ; 4. understand, comprehend: What I don t get is …   English dialects glossary

  • got — the past tense and a participle of get see gotten …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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