get nowhere

Definition of get nowhere

  1. 1 :  to have no success at all in doing something :  to make no progress I have gotten nowhere with my research. My research is getting nowhere. We're getting nowhere fast.

  2. 2 :  to not help (someone) at all :  to not make a situation any better for (someone) Arguing will get us nowhere.

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. :  not in or at any place

    :  to no place

  1. :  a nonexistent place

    :  an unknown, distant, or obscure place or state

  1. :  of or relating to a remote or relatively unknown location

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