get in

got in; got in or gotten in; getting in; gets in

Definition of get in

intransitive verb

1a : enter
b : arrive
2a : 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

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Synonyms & Antonyms for get in


appear, arrive, come, get through, land, show up, turn up


go, leave

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Examples of get in in a Sentence

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

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Even meat-processing giants are getting in on fake meat. Jonathan Kauffman, Los Angeles Times, "KFC and Beyond Meat are testing plant-based ‘chicken’ nuggets and wings," 28 Aug. 2019 In the fifth, Xander Bogaerts — a rare first-pitch swinger — got in on the action, drilling a 435-foot solo homer over the center-field wall. Julian Mcwilliams,, "Red Sox put on power display," 28 Aug. 2019 This is a big step in the right direction for the luxury fashion industry; brands like Stella McCartney have been pushing for more sustainable practices for years, and even Zara is getting in on the sustainable fashion movement. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Gucci, Chanel, and Prada Are Joining Forces to Help Reduce the Fashion Industry’s Impact on Our Plane," 26 Aug. 2019 Rookie Dillon Mitchell got in for just six late-game snaps, but did have one catch for 10 yards. Chris Tomasson, Twin Cities, "Olabisi Johnson has solid outing but Vikings still looking for receivers to step up in battle for roster spots," 25 Aug. 2019 Along with Norwich Cathedral, which is 120 miles northeast of London, Rochester Cathedral, 37 miles south of London also got in on the act by installing a miniature golf course. Nick Bailey, NBC News, "With attendance plummeting, church turns to a new solution: carnival rides," 25 Aug. 2019 But at last, brunettes can finally get in on the ever-so-subtly red fun. Marci Robin, Allure, "Strawberry Brunette Is the New Way to Add a Hint of Red to Brown Hair," 25 Aug. 2019 While the event is invitation-only, readers can get in on the fun by voting for their favorite nominees from now until Tuesday, August 27th at 8pm. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Cast Your Vote for ESSENCE's Best In Black Fashion Awards," 23 Aug. 2019 File and suspend ended for anyone who didn’t get in before April 2016. Kathleen Pender,, "How to get extra Social Security benefits if you’re married and of a certain age," 17 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of get in

15th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1a

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The first known use of get in was in the 15th century

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formidable, illustrious, or eminent

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