1. Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
2. Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
3. Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
4. Locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
5. Win something through one's efforts
6. Gain knowledge or skills
7. Gain through experience
8. To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own
9. Obtain; gain; come into possession of. acquired immune deficiency syndrome, AIDS.
1. To achieve or accomplish, that is, to reach by efforts; to gain; to compass.
2. To gain or obtain possession of; to acquire.
3. To get at the knowledge of; to ascertain.
4. To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
5. To reach in excellence or degree; to equal. SYN. To Attain, Obtain, Procure.
6. To overtake.
7. Reach, achieve (a desired goal).
1. To increase (one's body weight); SYN. put on.
2. To increase in.
3. To obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; SYN. advance, win, make headway, get ahead, gain ground.
4. To earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; SYN. take in, clear, make, earn, realize, pull in, bring in.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: got; or p.p.: gotten).
1. To acquire as a result of some effort or action.
2. To cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition; SYN. let, have.
3. To come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; SYN. acquire.
4. To communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone.
5. To evoke an emotional response.
6. To irritate.
7. To overcome or destroy.
8. To purchase.
9. To reach and board.
10. To reach by calculation.
11. To reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; SYN. catch.
12. To receive as a retribution or punishment; SYN. receive.
13. To succeed in catching or seizing, esp. after a chase; SYN. catch, capture.
1. To get something; come into possession of; SYN. have.
2. To accept as true or valid
3. To convert into sounds or pictures, of incoming radio signals.
4. To express willingness to have in one's home or environs; SYN. take in, invite.
5. To have or give give a reception
6. To partake of the Eucharist, in a Christian church.
7. To receive a specified treatment (abstract); SYN. get, find, obtain, incur.
1. To assure payment of.
2. To relieve from exposure to danger; act to make safe against adverse contingencies
3. To put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; guarantee
4. To give pledge of payment to (a creditor) or of (an obligation)
5. To take (a person) into custody; hold fast; pinion; to make fast
6. To get secure usually lasting possession or control of; bring about, effect
1. To cause to leave; SYN. move out, remove.
2. To obtain by legal of official process
3. To purchase prepared food to be eaten at home; SYN. buy food.
4. To remove something from a container or an enclosed space.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: won).
1. To be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious.
2. To win something through one's efforts; SYN. gain.