Definition of get onto
1 : to start to do or deal with (something) “We need someone to send out the invitations.” “I'll get onto it right away.”
2 : to start to talk about something How did we get onto this topic?
3 British : to speak to or write to (someone) about a particular problem, job, etc. I'll get onto the doctor/plumber straightaway and see if he'll come round.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: to a position on
: in or into a state of awareness about
: used as a function word to indicate a set each element of which is the image of at least one element of another set
: mapping elements in such a way that every element in one set is the image of at least one element in another set
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