get busy

Definition of get busy

  1. :  to start doing work We need to finish by 5 o'clock, so we'd better get busy.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  1. :  engaged in action :  occupied

    :  being in use

    :  full of activity :  bustling

  1. :  to make engaged in action :  to make busy (see 1busy 1a) :  occupy

    :  bustle

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