Complete Definition of "get on"

English

Verb
en-verb|inf=to get on|gets on|getting on|got on|got on (UK), or gotten on (US)

  1. transitive To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle.

#:Please get on the bus as quickly as possible.

  1. intransitive To enter a vehicle.

#:She has no trouble getting off a bus but has difficulty getting on.

  1. intransitive To be successful.

#:John is really getting on at work.

  1. intransitive To fare or progress.

#:I hear John has a new job. How's he getting on?

  1. intransitive To become late.

#:Time is getting on.

  1. intransitive To become old.

#:My parents are getting on a bit these days.

  1. intransitive To have a good relationship.

#:I wish you and I could learn to get on.

Synonyms
italbrac|to board a vehicle: board, climb on, embark, get onboard, get onto, mount

italbrac|to enter a vehicle: board, embark, get onboard

italbrac|to be successful: bloom, blossom, come along, succeed, thrive

italbrac|to become late: get late

italbrac|to become old: age, become old, get old

italbrac|to have a good relationship: get along, understand each other or understand one another

Antonyms
italbrac|to board a vehicle: alight from, climb down from, climb off, disembark, exit, get down from, get off, get out of, leave
italbrac|to enter a vehicle: alight, climb down, disembark, exit, get down, get off, get out, leave
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Translations
trans-top|to board or mount
Finnish: nousta
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trans-top|to enter (a vehicle)
Finnish: nousta
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Turkish: binmek
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trans-top|to be successful
Finnish: menestyä
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trans-top|to become late
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trans-top|to become old
Finnish: tulla vanhaksi, ikääntyä, vanheta
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trans-top|to have a good relationship
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See also
get
get in
get into
get off
get onto
get on with

ja:get on

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