get over

Primary Meanings of get over

1.
v
travel across or pass over
2.
v
get on top of; deal with successfully
3.
v
improve in health
Full Definitions of get over
1

v travel across or pass over

Synonyms:
cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, pass over, track, traverse
Types:
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tramp
cross on foot
stride
cover or traverse by taking long steps
walk
traverse or cover by walking
crisscross
cross in a pattern, often random
ford
cross a river where it's shallow
bridge
cross over on a bridge
jaywalk
cross the road at a red light
drive, take
proceed along in a vehicle
course
move swiftly through or over
hop
traverse as if by a short airplane trip
Type of:
go across, go through, pass
go across or through
2

v get on top of; deal with successfully

Synonyms:
master, overcome, subdue, surmount
Types:
bulldog
throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
Type of:
beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

v to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end

“It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task”
Type of:
accomplish, action, carry out, carry through, execute, fulfil, fulfill
put in effect
3

v improve in health

Synonyms:
bounce back, get well
Antonyms:
get worse, relapse
deteriorate in health
Type of:
ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate
get better

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