get in

verb
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

Definition of get in

intransitive verb
1 a : enter
b : arrive
2 a : to become friendly
b : to become involved
3 : to become accepted for membership or chosen for office
transitive verb
1 : to succeed in doing, making, or delivering
2 : to include in one's schedule
3 : involve 2a

Examples of get in in a Sentence

  1. it will be late when you get in, so you may have trouble finding a taxi

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First Known Use of get in

15th century

get in Synonyms

Synonyms
appear, arrive, come, get through, land, show up, turn up
Antonyms
go, leave
Related Words
fetch, hit, make, reach; pull in, touch down; debark, disembark; barge (in), blow in, breeze (in), burst (in or into), waltz (in); check in, clock (in)
Near Antonyms
check out, clock (out); flee, vamoose


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