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get on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of get on

  1. 1 to meet one's day-to-day needs <despite his new job's low pay, he was still getting on> Synonyms cope, do, fare, get by, get along, make out, manage, shiftRelated Words carry on, contrive, scrape (by or through), scrounge; last, survive; eke out, scrape (out), squeeze, wrest, wring; afford, swingNear Antonyms collapse, fail, fall short, fizzle, flounder; decline, peter (out), slump, wane; give up

  2. 2 to move forward along a course <find out how the marketing department is getting on with the new ad campaign> Synonyms advance, come, come along, do, fare, forge, get along, go, go along, go off, march, pace, proceed, progressRelated Words accelerate, fast-forward, speed; approach, near; journey, pass, repair, run, travel, wend; actuate, drive, impel, propel, push; take outNear Antonyms arrest, balk, block, check, detain, halt, hinder, hold back, impede, nip, obstruct, slow (down or up), stem; repress, retard, stunt, suppress; delay, interrupt, stall; cramp, hamper, inhibit; cease, let up, pause; regress; waitAntonyms remain, stand, stay, stop





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