get through

verb
got through; got through or gotten through; getting through; gets through

Definition of get through

intransitive verb

1 : to reach a destination
2 : to gain approval or a desired outcome
3a : to become clear or understood our warnings finally got through to him
b : to complete a communications connection

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Synonyms & Antonyms for get through

Synonyms

appear, arrive, come, get in, land, show up, turn up

Antonyms

go, leave

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Examples of get through in a Sentence

we had trouble getting through because of the heavy snowfall

First Known Use of get through

1589, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of get through was in 1589

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