get on

Definitions of get on
  1. verb
    get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
    synonyms: board
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    Antonyms:
    get off
    leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
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    embark, ship
    go on board
    entrain
    board a train
    catch
    reach in time
    get
    reach and board
    emplane, enplane
    board a plane
    type of:
    come in, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move into
    to come or go into
  2. verb
    get up on the back of
    synonyms: bestride, climb on, hop on, jump on, mount, mount up
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    Antonyms:
    get off, hop out
    get out of quickly
    types:
    remount
    mount again
    type of:
    move
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
  3. verb
    have smooth relations
    synonyms: get along, get along with, get on with
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    type of:
    relate
    have or establish a relationship to
  4. verb
    grow late or (of time) elapse
    “It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!”
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    type of:
    approach, come near
    come near in time
  5. verb
    develop in a positive way
    synonyms: advance, come along, come on, get along, progress, shape up
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    Antonyms:
    regress, retrograde, retrogress
    get worse or fall back to a previous condition
    types:
    climb
    improve one's social status
    leapfrog
    progress by large jumps instead of small increments
    type of:
    develop
    grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
  6. verb
    grow old or older
    synonyms: age, maturate, mature, senesce
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    types:
    turn
    become officially one year older
    fossilise, fossilize
    become mentally inflexible
    dote
    be foolish or senile due to old age
    type of:
    develop
    grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
  7. verb
    appear in a show, on T.V. or radio
    synonyms: be on
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    type of:
    air
    be broadcast
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