Definition of get (something) right
- Let me get this right: you want me to lend you $1,000?!
- When you're making a measurement be careful to get it right.
- They never get the facts right.
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
: righteous, upright
: being in accordance with what is just, good, or proper
: conforming to facts or truth : correct
: qualities (such as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval
: something to which one has a just claim: such as
: the power or privilege to which one is justly entitled
: according to right
: in the exact location, position, or moment : precisely
: in a suitable, proper, or desired manner
: to do justice to : redress the injuries of
: justify, vindicate
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