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English verb: get into

1. get into (stative) get involved in or with


Synonymstangle with


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

2. get into (motion) to come or go into


SamplesThe boat entered an area of shallow marshes.


Synonymscome in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)board, call at, dock, encroach upon, file in, get on, intrude, intrude on, invade, irrupt, obtrude upon, out in, penetrate, perforate, pop in, re-enter, take the field, take water, turn in, walk in


Antonymsexit, get out, go out, leave

3. get into (possession) secure a place in a college, university, etc.


Synonymsget in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)obtain

4. get into (communication) familiarize oneself thoroughly with


SamplesHe really got into semantics.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)acquaint, familiarise, familiarize

5. get into (body) put clothing on one's body


SamplesWhat should I wear today?.
He put on his best suit for the wedding.
The princess donned a long blue dress.
The queen assumed the stately robes.
He got into his jeans.


Synonymsassume, don, put on, wear


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dress, get dressed


Narrower (hyponym)hat, scarf, slip on, try, try on









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