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Synonyms for get on
get on

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  1. get onverb

    Synonyms:
    blossom, get onto, mount, understand, come along, board, old, climb on, get onboard, thrive, succeed, embark, age, bloom, get along

    Antonyms:
    exit, get down, disembark, leave, get out, get off, alight

  2. get onverb

    Expresses surprise or disbelief.

    Synonyms:
    embark, thrive, get onto, get onboard, board, blossom, mount, climb on, get along, succeed, old, bloom, understand, come along, age

    Antonyms:
    get off, disembark, get down, get out, leave, alight, exit

  3. get onverb

    To progress (with).

    It's time to get on with improving quality.

    Synonyms:
    get onto, old, bloom, understand, blossom, come along, thrive, board, get onboard, age, mount, get along, embark, succeed, climb on

    Antonyms:
    get off, exit, get down, alight, disembark, get out, leave

  4. get onverb

    To become late.

    Time is getting on.

    Synonyms:
    succeed, bloom, mount, understand, old, thrive, blossom, embark, get onto, come along, board, age, get along, get onboard, climb on

    Antonyms:
    get off, alight, exit, get down, get out, leave, disembark

  5. get onverb

    To become old.

    My parents are visibly getting on a bit these days.

    Synonyms:
    get onboard, get along, get onto, thrive, come along, embark, blossom, age, climb on, mount, old, bloom, succeed, board, understand

    Antonyms:
    get off, get down, disembark, leave, exit, get out, alight

  6. get onverb

    To have a good relationship; to get along

    I wish you and I could learn to get on.

    Synonyms:
    climb on, come along, mount, succeed, blossom, thrive, age, get onboard, old, embark, understand, board, bloom, get onto, get along

    Antonyms:
    get out, exit, alight, get down, leave, get off, disembark

  7. get onverb

    To commence (an action).

    The dishes need washing, the floor needs vacuuming, the laundry needs folding. Get on it!

    Synonyms:
    get along, get onto, succeed, understand, age, come along, old, blossom, climb on, bloom, mount, get onboard, embark, thrive, board

    Antonyms:
    alight, get out, get off, exit, leave, get down, disembark

Princeton's WordNet

  1. get along with, get on with, get on, get alongverb

    have smooth relations

    "My boss and I get along very well"

    Synonyms:
    age, make out, shape up, progress, bestride, come on, climb on, be on, board, come along, senesce, fare, get along, get along with, mount up, get on with, come, mount, advance, do, jump on, mature, hop on, maturate

    Antonyms:
    get off

  2. board, get onverb

    get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

    Synonyms:
    age, shape up, progress, bestride, come on, climb on, be on, board, come along, senesce, get along, room, get along with, mount up, get on with, mount, advance, jump on, mature, hop on, maturate

    Antonyms:
    get off

  3. hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestrideverb

    get up on the back of

    "mount a horse"

    Synonyms:
    age, shape up, maturate, progress, bestride, come on, get along, climb on, be on, wax, board, come along, put on, senesce, go up, get along with, mount up, get on with, advance, climb up, ride, rise, jump on, mature, hop on, climb, mount

    Antonyms:
    get off

  4. get onverb

    grow late or (of time) elapse

    "It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!"

    Synonyms:
    age, shape up, progress, bestride, come on, climb on, be on, board, come along, senesce, get along, get along with, mount up, get on with, mount, advance, jump on, mature, hop on, maturate

    Antonyms:
    get off

  5. get on, be onverb

    appear in a show, on T.V. or radio

    "The news won't be on tonight"

    Synonyms:
    age, shape up, progress, bestride, come on, climb on, be on, board, come along, senesce, get along, get along with, mount up, get on with, mount, advance, jump on, mature, hop on, maturate

    Antonyms:
    get off

  6. progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape upverb

    develop in a positive way

    "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, fare, mature, set ahead, come, bring forward, build up, come along, board, pass on, get along, win, supercharge, kick upstairs, progress, maturate, pull ahead, come on, make headway, go up, advance, surface, upgrade, make out, encourage, further, come up, gain, bestride, elevate, age, mount up, do, draw close, draw near, boost, go on, gain ground, jump on, raise, work up, move on, get on with, hop on, senesce, approach, shape up, show up, turn up, climb on, get along with, appear, come near, mount, march on, come out, be on, near, promote, get ahead, build

    Antonyms:
    get off

  7. senesce, age, get on, mature, maturateverb

    grow old or older

    "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"

    Synonyms:
    age, shape up, progress, bestride, come on, grow, climb on, be on, suppurate, board, come along, senesce, get along, get along with, mount up, get on with, advance, jump on, fester, ripen, mount, maturate, mature, hop on

    Antonyms:
    get off

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get on

    Synonyms:
    (Active.) put on, draw on

  2. get on

    Synonyms:
    (Neuter.) proceed, progress, advance, get along, get ahead, get forward

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. get on

    Synonyms:
    mount, prosper, advance, progress

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How to use get on in a sentence?

  1. Linda Nelson:

    I couldn't use the app, couldn't get on the dang phone. The phone was the problem for the most part.

  2. Rudy Giuliani:

    I think I would get on my charger and go right into their offices with a lance if they go after Ivanka Trump.

  3. Jimmy Kimmel:

    My hope, always, in situations like that, is... I know I don't have any thoughts that are new or groundbreaking and usually by the time we get on the air there's been 24 to 48 hours of news coverage, but to just remind people that 97 % of Americans believe that we should have background checks for purchases at gun shows and our politicians don't seem to care what we think anymore.

  4. Halle Berry:

    You go into these movies always with the best intention, but then sometimes you get on the set and then you realize' What was I high when I agreed to do this ?'.

  5. House Speaker John Boehner:

    Senate Democrats are the ones standing in the way, they're the ones jeopardizing funding, why don't they get on the bill or offer an amendment, offer their ideas.


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