Definition of Get in

1. Verb. To come or go into. "The boat entered an area of shallow marshes"

2. Verb. Succeed in a big way; get to the top. "You will go far, my boy!"

3. Verb. Secure a place in a college, university, etc..
Exact synonyms: Get Into
Generic synonyms: Obtain

4. Verb. Of trains; move into (a station). "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"
Exact synonyms: Draw In, Move In, Pull In
Generic synonyms: Arrive, Come, Get
Related verbs: Close In, Draw In
Antonyms: Pull Out

Definition of Get in

1. Interjection. (U.K.) An exclamation of joy. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To get into or inside something, literally or figuratively. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To enter a place; to gain access. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive transitive idiomatic) To secure membership at a selective school. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive idiomatic) To be elected to some office. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Get In

get down to business
get down with
get dressed
get drunk
get even
get fresh
get going
get high
get hitched
get hitched with
get hold
get hold of
get in (current term)
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
get into one's stride
get into the act
get into trouble
get it

Literary usage of Get in

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

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... and building, and opened the door of a dark damp cell, and said to him, " Get in there." Colonel Powell said, " Sir, for what am I to be put in there ? ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"... the indicia of the presence of Intoxicants, and the evidence that a beverage of this character was hard to get In Hancock county and was very valuable. ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"Among his comedies were : ' The Clergy in the Country '; 'The Blind Husband'; 'The Candidates, or the Way to get in Office ' ; 'The Wedded Philosopher'; ..."

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