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Meaning of GET ON

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  1. [v]  grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"
  2. [v]  develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
  3. [v]  appear in a show, on T.V., radio, etc.; "The news won't be on tonight"
  4. [v]  grow late or (of time) elapse; "It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!"
  5. [v]  get on the back of; "mount a horse"
  6. [v]  get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  7. [v]  have smooth relations; "My boss and I get along very well"
 Synonyms: advance, age, be on, bestride, board, climb on, come along, come on, get along, get along, get along with, get on with, hop on, jump on, maturate, mature, mount, mount up, progress, shape up
 Antonyms: get off, hop out, regress, retrograde, retrogress
 See Also: air, approach, catch, climb, come in, come near, develop, dote, embark, enter, entrain, fossilise, fossilize, get in, get into, go in, go into, leapfrog, move, move into, relate, remount, ship, turn



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: achieve success, advance, age, arrive, assume, back, be a success, be getting along, be so, be such, bestraddle, bestride, board, break through, buzz off, change, cheat the undertaker, clear, clear the hurdle, climb on, come along, come away, come on, come out, come through, contrive, cut a swath, cut the mustard, decline, depart, do, do well, dodder, don, draw on, dress in, engineer, enjoy prosperity, exit, fade, fail, fare, farewell, gang along, get ahead, get along, get away, get by, get in, get into, get off, get on swimmingly, get on well, get there, get under way, go, go aboard, go along, go away, go far, go off, go on, go on board, go on with, go places, go well, grow old, hack it, hang in, hang tough, have it made, hop in, jump in, keep at it, leave, make a breakthrough, make a success, make good, make headway, make it, make out, make progress, make the grade, make the scene, manage, manage somehow, march, march off, mosey, mount, move, move away, move off, move out, muddle through, negotiate, never say die, persevere, persist, pile in, proceed, progress, prosper, pull out, put on, put over, put through, rise, sashay, sashay off, scrape along, see it through, shake, shape up, shrivel, sink, slip on, stack up, stagger, stagger along, stick it out, stick to it, succeed, succeed in, survive, swing, swing the deal, take flight, take wing, throw, toddle along, totter, turn gray, turn out, turn out well, turn white, up and go, wane, waste away, wing it, wither, wizen, worry along, wrinkle