get 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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Unsurprisingly, so is the basic plot thrust of being yet another kid finally getting in on this monster-catching business. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Pokemon Let’s Go: Well, I guess my adult ass is going to collect them all," 16 Nov. 2018 Luckily, the separate entrance for adults through the loft in the bedroom allows taller family members to get in on the fun. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "This Narnia-Inspired Bedroom Will Give You Major Room Envy," 30 Oct. 2018 Families can get in on the festive jammies fun with their colorful plaid and fair isle sets. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "Shop Chip and Joanna Gaines’ New Target Christmas Collection Before Everyone Else," 29 Oct. 2018 The Duke of Sussex even got in on the fun and sang a few notes onstage. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Just Broke Her Suit Streak with a Jason Wu Dress," 6 Sep. 2018 Apparently, the craziness of Sprousehart fans is a running joke in the Riverdale family because on Monday, KJ Apa got in on the fun as well. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "“Riverdale” Stars KJ Apa and Lili Reinhart Totally Troll Bughead Fans on Instagram," 4 Sep. 2018 But teenagers weren’t the only group getting in on the trend. Allyson Chiu, The Seattle Times, "Internet ‘fire challenge’ leaves 12-year-old Detroit girl severely burned," 21 Aug. 2018 The shapes are also made for small fingers to grasp, so kids as young as 3-years-old can get in on the fun. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Those Super-Expensive Magformers Are 50% Off on Amazon Right Now," 9 Aug. 2018 But if a reason is a must, then celebrating National Ice Cream Day is the answer. Sunday, July 15, marks the annual holiday, and several Louisville parlors are getting in on the fun with discounts on scoops, cones and shakes. Bailey Loosemore, The Courier-Journal, "Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with deals at these Louisville shops," 13 July 2018

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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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