Definition of Get going

1. Verb. Begin or set in motion. "Ready, set, go!"

Exact synonyms: Go, Start
Specialized synonyms: Come On, Come Up, Go On, Get Off The Ground, Take Off
Antonyms: Stop

2. Verb. Start to be active. "Get cracking, please!"

Definition of Get going

1. Verb. To leave, or depart. ¹

2. Verb. To begin or commence. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Get Going

get carried away
get changed
get cold feet
get cracking
get down
get down to business
get down with
get dressed
get drunk
get even
get fresh
get going (current term)
get high
get hitched
get hitched with
get hold
get hold of
get in
get in on
get in on the act
get in someone's hair
get in the way
get in touch
get in with
get into

Literary usage of Get going

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. What Every American Should Know about the War: A Series of Studies by the edited by Montaville Flowers (1918)
"Our method of manufacture is so different from the European that when we get going we go fast. We got our men pretty well trained, and ready for the ..."

2. With Walt Whitman in Camden by Horace Traubel (1908)
""Maybe I don't— maybe I'm slow to get going, but it's not impossible." He settled himself comfortably in his chair, put on his glasses (which he had taken ..."

3. Claudine the Circus Woman by Timothy J. Quinlan (2000)
"Man, I hate it when people won't just get going but have to ask "why?" It is so aggravating. "I don't know. He just. . .." It was too late. ..."

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