get on

verb

Definition of get on

1 : get along
  • was getting on in years
  • got on well with the boss
  • get on with the game
2 : to gain knowledge or understanding
  • got on to the racket

Examples of get on in a Sentence

  1. despite his new job's low pay, he was still getting on

  2. find out how the marketing department is getting on with the new ad campaign

First Known Use of get on

1602

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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