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 in a Sentence

  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

1683

get along Synonyms

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
Related Words
carry on, contrive, scrape (by or through), scrounge; last, survive; eke out, scrape (out), squeeze, wrest, wring; afford, swing
Near Antonyms
collapse, fail, fall short, fizzle, flounder; decline, peter (out), slump, wane; give up


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