Definition of Get into
1. Verb. Get involved in or with.
2. Verb. To come or go into. "The boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
Specialized synonyms: Take The Field, Penetrate, Perforate, Re-enter, File In, Pop In, Walk In, Call At, Out In, Take Water, Turn In, Board, Get On, Intrude, Irrupt, Encroach Upon, Intrude On, Invade, Obtrude Upon, Dock
Also: Enter Upon, Move In
Derivative terms: Entering, Entering, Entrance, Entrance, Entrant, Entree, Entry, Entry
3. Verb. Secure a place in a college, university, etc..
4. Verb. Familiarize oneself thoroughly with. "He really got into semantics"
5. Verb. Put clothing on one's body. "He got into his jeans"
Generic synonyms: Dress, Get Dressed
Specialized synonyms: Hat, Try, Try On, Scarf, Slip On
Derivative terms: Wear, Wearable
Definition of Get into
1. Verb. To move into an object, such that one ends up inside it. ¹
2. Verb. To reach into an object. ¹
3. Verb. To become involved in a discussion or issue. ¹
4. Verb. To enter an unfavourable state. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Get into
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (1920)
"He beat me badly. He's so strong, isn't he!" "Poor boy, just crazy to get into the war, too, but This Erik Valborg was along, wa'n't he? ..."
2. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"Patrons find it every year more difficult to get men of eminence to take the livings in their gift Fewer men of distinction at the Universities get into ..."
3. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... and humiliating dependence as it would have been to get into the strong current of her blooming life the chill sense that her death would really come. ..."
4. Publications by Scottish History Society (1894)
"... by reason of the necessity of groping in order to get into it/ Whatever be the derivation of the word, it is probable that the witty doctor suggested a ..."
5. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"It is a creeping spirit, seeking whom it can get into ; and what it can- 4 not do itself it stirreth up others to do, and setteth their spirits on float, ..."
6. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1807)
"... get into the town ; though by many brave Tallies from within, their quarters were often beaten up, and many valiant men were loft on both fides. ..."