get oneself together

Definition of get oneself together

informal

  1. 1 :  to begin to live in a good and sensible way :  to stop being confused, foolish, etc. Her life got much better when she stopped drinking and got herself together.

  2. 2 :  to begin to function in a skillful or effective way The company finally got itself together and started making a profit this year.

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

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

togetherplay
  1. :  in or into one place, mass, collection, or group

    :  in a body :  as a group

    :  in or into contact, connection, collision, or union

  1. :  appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced

    :  composed in mind or manner :  self-possessed


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