get about

verb

Definition of get about

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to become current :  circulate

  3. 2 :  to be up and about :  begin to walk <able to get about again>

Examples of get about in a sentence

  1. <it got about that the company was having financial difficulties>

1740

First Known Use of get about

1740



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