get with the program

Definition of get with the program

informal

  1. :  to start doing what others need or want one to do :  to become involved and active in a useful and effective way His boss told him that he'd better get with the program if he wants to keep his job.

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

programplay
  1. :  a public notice

    :  a brief usually printed outline of the order to be followed, of the features to be presented, and the persons participating (as in a public performance)

    :  the performance of a program

  1. :  to arrange or furnish a program of or for :  bill

    :  to enter in a program

    :  to work out a sequence of operations to be performed by (a mechanism) :  provide with a program


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