English dictionary



Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English verb: get in

1. get in (motion) to come or go into


SamplesThe boat entered an area of shallow marshes.


Synonymscome in, enter, get into, 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

2. get in (social) succeed in a big way; get to the top


SamplesAfter he published his book, he had arrived.
I don't know whether I can make it in science!.
You will go far, my boy!.


Synonymsarrive, go far, make it


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win

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


Synonymsget into


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)obtain

4. get in (motion) of trains; move into (a station)


SamplesThe bullet train drew into Tokyo Station.


Synonymsdraw in, move in, pull in


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


Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get


Verb groupclose in, draw in


Antonymspull out, get out









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk