Definition of get rolling
- We ought to get rolling if we don't want to be late.
- You should get rolling on that assignment.
- The project finally got rolling.
: 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 religious divorce by Jewish law
: a written document that may be rolled up : scroll
: a manuscript book
: a list of names or related items : catalog
: to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a surface
: to cause to revolve by turning over and over on or as if on an axis
: to cause to move in a circular manner
: a sound produced by rapid strokes on a drum
: a sonorous and often rhythmical flow of speech
: a heavy reverberatory sound
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