gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground
obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
gain, put on
increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"
gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
gang, gang up
act as an organized group
gather, garner, collect, pull together
assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
generate, bring forth
bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
get across, put over
communicate successfully; "I couldn't get across the message"; "He put over the idea very well"
get along with, get on with, get on, get along
have smooth relations; "My boss and I get along very well"
get around to
do something despite obstacles such as lack of time; "He finally got around to painting the windows"
get around, get about
move around; move from place to place; "How does she get around without a car?"
influence by corruption
pass or move in front of; "Bride's Biscuit got by the other dogs to win the race"
lower (one's body) as by kneeling; "Get down on your knees!"
get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence
take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
get even, get back
take revenge or even out a score; "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even"
get in, get into
secure a place in a college, university, etc.
familiarize oneself thoroughly with; "He really got into semantics"
get into, tangle with
get involved in or with
receive punishment; "You are going to get it!"
be relieved of one's duties temporarily
cause to be acquitted; get off the hook; in a legal case; "The lawyer got him off, even though there was no doubt in everybody's mind that he killed his wife"
deliver verbally; "He got off the best line I've heard in a long time"
enjoy in a sexual way; "He gets off on shoes"
leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
get off the ground, take off
get started or set in motion, used figuratively; "the project took a long time to get off the ground"
get off, get away, get by, get out, escape
escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
grow late or (of time) elapse; "It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!"
get on, be on
appear in a show, on T.V. or radio; "The news won't be on tonight"
express with difficulty; "I managed to get out a few words"
to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end; "Let's get this job over with"; "It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task"
get through, come through
succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems; "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up
finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
arrive at the point of; "She gets to fretting if I stay away from home too long"
cause to rise; "The sergeant got us up at 2 A.M."
get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise
get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
get well, get over, bounce back
improve in health; "He got well fast"
formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father
make a gift of; "She gave away her antique furniture"
have as a by-product; "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"
give up, allow
allow the other (baseball) team to score; "give up a run"
give way, yield
end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
gloss over, skate over, smooth over, slur over, skimp over
treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
go ahead, plow ahead
proceed (with a plan of action); "He went ahead with the project"
be sufficient; "There's not enough to go around"
go around, spread, circulate
become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
go back, date back, date from
belong to an earlier time; "This story dates back 200 years"
be or act in accordance with; "Go by this rule and you'll be safe"
go by, go under
be called; go by a certain name; "She goes by her maiden name again"
be defeated; "If America goes down, the free world will go down, too"
be ingested; "This wine sure goes down well"; "The food wouldn't go down"
be recorded or remembered; "She will go down as the first feminist"
be used or required for; "A lot of energy went into the organization of this banquet"
be discharged or activated; "the explosive devices went off"
stop running, functioning, or operating; "Our power went off during the hurricane"
go off, come off, go over
happen in a particular manner; "how did your talk go over?"
go on, come up, come on
start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"
become extinguished; "The lights suddenly went out and we were in the dark"
go out of fashion; become unfashionable
leave the house to go somewhere; "We never went out when our children were small"
take the field; "The soldiers went out on missions"
go steady, go out, date, see
date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire
prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
be erected, built, or constructed; "New buildings are going up everywhere"
go, go away, depart
move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon"
gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out
overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
grasp, hold on
grind out, crank out
produce in a routine or monotonous manner; "We have to crank out publications in order to receive funding"
grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, mire
be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
become an adult
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across
fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
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