Dictionary and Thesaurus

  Definition of Get on
  1. grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
  2. develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
  3. appear in a show, on T.V., radio, etc.; "The news won''t be on tonight"
  4. grow late or (of time) elapse; "It is getting on midnight--let''s all go to bed!"
  5. get on the back of; "mount a horse"
  6. get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  7. have smooth relations; "My boss and I get along very well"
Similar Words: senesce, age, mature, maturate, progress, come on, come along, advance, get along, shape up, be on, hop on, mount, mount up, jump on, climb on, bestride, board, get along with, get on with

 

Hyponyms: turn, fossilize, fossilise, dote, climb, leapfrog, remount, embark, ship, entrain, catch

 

Derivational Morphology: growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis, age, eld, old age, years, geezerhood, improvement, betterment, advance, progress, progression, procession, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, saddle horse, riding horse, mount, boarder

 

 
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