get along


get along

verb

Definition of GET ALONG

intransitive verb
1
a :  to proceed toward a destination :  progress
b :  to approach an advanced stage; especially :  to approach old age
2
:  to meet one's needs :  manage <we got along on a minimum of clothing>
3
:  to be or remain on congenial terms

Examples of GET ALONG

  1. <most college students can get along with just a few hours of sleep at night>
  2. <the preparations for the party are getting along just fine>

First Known Use of GET ALONG

1705

Related to GET ALONG

Synonyms
cope, do, fare, get by, get on, make out, manage, shift, fend for oneself, make do, make ends meet, make shift
Antonyms
remain, stand, stay, stop

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