Definition of Getting

1. Noun. The act of acquiring something. "He's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"




Definition of Getting

1. n. The act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition.

Definition of Getting

1. Verb. (present participle of get) ¹

2. Noun. act of obtaining ¹

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Definition of Getting

1. get [v] - See also: get

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Getting

gets the axe
gets to
gets to the point
gets up
gett
gettable
getten
getter
getter-up
gettered
gettering
getters
getters-up
gettest
getteth
getting (current term)
getting-to-know-you
getting a wriggle on
getting along
getting around to
getting behind
getting better
getting down
getting dressed
getting drunk
getting even
getting high
getting into someone's pants
getting it

Literary usage of Getting

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1. The Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress : Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1899)
"We are getting reconciled to halls and bed-chambers with ... We are getting used to tidy, noiseless waiters, who glide hither and thither, and hover about ..."

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