getting to know

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of getting to know

:becoming acquainted with
  • We just bought a house here last month, and we're still getting to know our neighbors.

Word by Word Definitions

get play getting
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

know play
  1. : to perceive directly : have direct cognition of

  2. : to have understanding of

  3. : to recognize the nature of : discern

  1. : knowledge


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