Definition of get behind
- We've been getting further (and further) behind (schedule).
- We got behind with our car payments.
- The proposal may succeed if a few more people get behind it.
: 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
: in the place or situation that is being or has been departed from
: in, to, or toward the back
: later in time
: in or to a place or situation in back of or to the rear of
used as a function word to indicate something that screens an observer
: following in order
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