(v. t.) To procure; to obtain; to gain possession of; to acquire; to earn; to obtain as a price or reward; to come by; to win, by almost any means; as, to get favor by kindness; to get wealth by industry and economy; to get land by purchase, etc.
(v. t.) Hence, with have and had, to come into or be in possession of; to have.
(v. t.) To beget; to procreate; to generate.
(v. t.) To obtain mental possession of; to learn; to commit to memory; to memorize; as to get a lesson; also with out; as, to get out one's Greek lesson.
(v. t.) To prevail on; to induce; to persuade.
(v. t.) To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; -- with a following participle.
(v. t.) To betake; to remove; -- in a reflexive use.
(v. i.) To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased.
(v. i.) To arrive at, or bring one's self into, a state, condition, or position; to come to be; to become; -- with a following adjective or past participle belonging to the subject of the verb; as, to get sober; to get awake; to get beaten; to get elected.
(n.) Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion.
(1) I want to get some good insight before I make my decision,” said Hiddink.
(2) But when they decided to get married, "finding the clothes became my project," says Melanie.
(3) For viewers in the US, you get the worst possible in-game managerial interview in Mike Matheny, one that's so bad, it's actually great!
(4) The way we are going to pay for that is by making the rules the same for people who go into care homes as for people who get care at their home, and by means-testing the winter fuel payment, which currently isn’t.” Hunt said the plan showed the Conservatives were capable of making difficult choices.
(5) I said: ‘Apologies for doing this publicly, but I did try to get a meeting with you, and I couldn’t even get a reply.’ And then I had a massive go at him – about everything really, from poverty to uni fees to NHS waiting times.” She giggles again.
(6) In a Bloomberg article last week, for example, one Stanford student compared women who get raped to unlocked bicycles : ‘Do I deserve to have my bike stolen if I leave it unlocked on the quad?’ [Chris] Herries, 22, said.
(7) I’m hopeful but I just can’t get over all my experiences in the past.
(8) Translation: 'We do less, you get yourself sorted.'"
(9) The only way we can change it, is if we get people to look in and understand what is happening.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest Dean, Clare and their baby son.
(10) Considerate touches includes the free use of cruiser bicycles (the best method of tackling the Palm Springs main drag), home-baked cookies … and if you'd like to get married, ask the manager: he's a minister.
(11) That is what needs to happen for this company, which started out as a rebellious presence in the business, determined to get credit for its creative visionaries.
(12) She stopped working only when the pain made it hard for her to get to work.
(13) Because they generally have to be positioned on hills to get the maximum benefits of the wind, some complain that they ruin the landscape.
(14) To get a better understanding of the different cell interactions during the immune response to a hapten-carrier complex, the effects of immunogenic or tolerogenic injections of various hapten-containing compounds on the responses induced by immunization with the same hapten coupled to protein carriers were studied.
(15) In a new venture, BDJ Study Tours will offer a separate itinerary for partners on the Study Safari so whilst the business of dentistry gets under way they can explore additional sights in this fascinating country.
(16) Other than failing to get a goal, I couldn’t ask for anything more.” From Lambert’s perspective there was an element of misfortune about the first and third goals, with Willian benefitting from handy ricochets on both occasions.
(17) After friends heard that he was on them, Brumfield started observing something strange: “If we had people over to the Super Bowl or a holiday season party, I’d notice that my medicines would come up short, no matter how good friends they were.” Twice people broke into his house to get to the drugs.
(18) Yorkshire is going to get a lot of tourists after this."
(19) "In my era, we'd get a phone call from John [Galliano] before the show: this is what the show's about, what do you think?
(20) What shouldn't get lost among the hits, home runs and the intentional and semi-intentional walks is that Ortiz finally seems comfortable with having a leadership role with his team.
(n.) Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they are formed by the congelation of vapor. The separate masses or grains are called hailstones.
(v. i.) To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors.
(v. t.) To pour forcibly down, as hail.
(a.) Healthy. See Hale (the preferable spelling).
(v. t.) To call loudly to, or after; to accost; to salute; to address.
(v. t.) To name; to designate; to call.
(v. i.) To declare, by hailing, the port from which a vessel sails or where she is registered; hence, to sail; to come; -- used with from; as, the steamer hails from New York.
(v. i.) To report as one's home or the place from whence one comes; to come; -- with from.
(v. t.) An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting.
(n.) A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call.
(1) The agreement, hailed as a "landmark" deal and a breakthrough by politicians and the green lobby alike, came before a crucial EU summit opening in Brussels tomorrow at which 27 prime ministers and presidents are supposed to finalise an ambitious package to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020.
(2) "It's very clear now that the administration agrees with us," said Wyden, hailing a switch from both the Bush and Obama administration stance that "collecting these records is vital to western civilisation".
(3) Many other innovations are also being hailed as the future of food, from fake chicken to 3D printing and from algae to lab-grown meat.
(4) Three million of us are behind our team!” trumpets La Republica, who hail “the national team's exemplary behaviour so far, both individually and collectively.” Naturally they were saying exactly the same thing after the defeat to Costa Rica.
(5) The win reduced Chelsea’s lead over them to six points and Pellegrini hailed a first clean sheet in five matches.
(6) Chancellor George Osborne hailed today's GDP data as a sign that the UK is recovering ( see his statement here ).
(7) Read more The agreement earned a mixed initial reception, with the UN hailing a “bold” and “groundbreaking” outcome even as other delegates complained of “a terrible precedent” and lack of moral leadership.
(8) Didi Chuxing also claims it accounts for 87% of China’s ride-hailing market, in which US-based Uber is trying to break through.
(9) Scotland's Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead said: "Scotland is rightly hailed as a land of food and drink, which is underpinned by the record exports achieved in both areas in 2011.
(10) The draft released last Monday had been hailed by some church observers and gay rights groups as “a stunning change” in how the Catholic hierarchy talked about gay people.
(11) Yet victory at Wembley will be hailed as vindication of the decision to change manager.
(12) This finding has been hailed as a landmark in cell physiology which may reveal new mechanisms of viral pathogenesis.
(13) While the 1998 World Cup victory by a multicultural “black, blanc, beur” French football team led by Zinedine Zidane was hailed as a new beginning for a mixed nation, it did not stop the race rows and monkey chants in French football.
(14) He hailed the party's commitment to lift low and average earners out of tax, and rounded on those who criticised the Lib Dems' proposed "mansion tax" – a tax on properties worth over £2m – as an attack on "ordinary middle-class owners", saying: "You wonder what part of the solar system they live in."
(15) He hailed the decision to award the Games to London, saying: "This is just the most fantastic opportunity to do everything we ever dreamed of in British sport."
(16) Amid reports that the Treasury is concerned about the escalating costs of the project, which have now reached £42.6bn, the chancellor hailed the chance to change the "economic geography" of Britain.
(17) In what is being hailed as one of the first tangible signs in a change of outlook for Greece, the European Investment Bank has also agreed to inject up to €750m into the cashed-starved Greek economy with immediate effect.
(18) The US Department of Justice hailed a “landmark achievement”.
(19) Cameron also did not know about Ashcroft's status as recently as 8 February – by which time Hague knew – when the Tory leader hailed the change in the law in a speech on new politics.
(20) Taxis will still accept customers hailing them from the street.