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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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