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Synonyms for get on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. get along with, get on with, get on, get along(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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, bestride(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 up(verb)

    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, maturate(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. get on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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

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

How to pronounce get on?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
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How to say get on in sign language?

  1. geton

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How to use get on in a sentence?

  1. Fine Gael minister Simon Coveney:

    We need to get on with it, we need to work out what Fianna Fail need in order to do that, if both sides approach it with a view to try to find a way of compromising, then we can have a government by the middle of next week. That's the plan.

  2. The Australian:

    Max is a serious F1 driver and that's actually really good for me, i think in a way it is good that he is having this success. If I can get on top of that then it is only good for me and probably for both of our careers.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    (Addiction) is one of the soft underbellies of our country and we need to get on with it. And we need to make it a much higher priority than we have, we need to recognize that restoring people's chances to be able to live a life of purpose and meaning doesn't just deal with the illness of drug addiction.

  4. Australian Day:

    Tell you what, if he (Woods) could get on the fairway, he'd probably be back to where he was, his iron play is just ridiculous how good it is right now, it's really special.

  5. Julia Mancuso:

    The biggest injury is in the knees and back soreness, and that can be prevented by making sure you do all your core exercise before you get on the slope-- including a little core routine in the morning before your start.


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