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Synonyms for get at

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. access, get at(verb)

    reach or gain access to

    "How does one access the attic in this house?"; "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof"

    Synonyms:
    annoy, devil, rile, get to, rag, gravel, access, nettle, irritate, bother, nark, vex, chafe

  2. get at(verb)

    influence by corruption

    Synonyms:
    annoy, devil, rile, get to, rag, gravel, access, nettle, irritate, bother, nark, vex, chafe

  3. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil(verb)

    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

    Synonyms:
    nark, dumbfound, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, devil, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, rag, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, irritate, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, bother, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, nettle, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get at

    Synonyms:
    discover, determine, find out

  2. get at

    Synonyms:
    reach, make way to

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How to say get at in sign language?

  1. getat

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How to use get at in a sentence?

  1. Ullas Karanth:

    At this point we do not have the data, and even a rigorous methodology to get at such a global number.

  2. John Ruskin:

    Be sure that you go to the author to get at his meaning, not to find yours.

  3. Native Americans:

    This isn't just about casual racism, war whoops, tomahawk chops... Donald Trump?It can say whatever Donald Trump?It wants about me, but mocking Native Americans, or any group, in order to get at me, that's not what America stands for.

  4. Barbara Bodine:

    It was being defined in terms of what we were doing to develop local forces and use drones and counter the immediate and real security threat, but what we hadn't done, certainly had not done visibly enough, was get at the economic and governance issues that were driving the problem.

  5. Steve Parrish:

    Should this be the first way to get at money ? I would say no, retirement plans should be among the last places to look.


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