get on

get on
verb
1. have smooth relations (Freq. 2)
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My boss and I get along very well

Hypernyms: ↑relate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s Adjective/Noun

(for: ↑get along)
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Something ——s Adjective/Noun

2. appear in a show, on T.V. or radio (Freq. 1)
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The news won't be on tonight

Syn: ↑be on
Hypernyms: ↑air
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Something is ——ing PP

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Somebody ——s PP

3. develop in a positive way (Freq. 1)
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He progressed well in school

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My plants are coming along

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Plans are shaping up

Syn: ↑progress, ↑come on, ↑come along, ↑advance, ↑get along, ↑shape up
Ant: ↑regress (for: ↑progress)
Derivationally related forms: ↑advance (for: ↑advance), ↑progress (for: ↑progress)
Hypernyms: ↑develop
Hyponyms: ↑climb, ↑leapfrog
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

4. get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.) (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑board
Ant: ↑get off
Derivationally related forms: ↑boarder (for: ↑board)
Hypernyms:
enter, ↑come in, ↑get into, ↑get in, ↑go into, ↑go in, ↑move into
Hyponyms: ↑embark, ↑ship, ↑entrain, ↑catch
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

5. get up on the back of (Freq. 1)
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mount a horse

Syn: ↑hop on, ↑mount, ↑mount up, ↑jump on, ↑climb on, ↑bestride
Ant: ↑hop out (for: ↑hop on)
Derivationally related forms: ↑mount (for: ↑mount)
Hypernyms: ↑move
Hyponyms: ↑remount
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

6. grow late or (of time) elapse (Freq. 1)
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It is getting on midnight—let's all go to bed!

Hypernyms: ↑approach, ↑come near
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Something is ——ing PP

7. grow old or older
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She aged gracefully

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we age every day—what a depressing thought!

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Young men senesce

Syn: ↑senesce, ↑age, ↑mature, ↑maturate
Derivationally related forms: ↑maturation (for: ↑maturate), ↑maturation (for: ↑mature), ↑age (for: ↑age), ↑senescent (for: ↑senesce)
Hypernyms: ↑develop
Hyponyms: ↑turn, ↑fossilize, ↑fossilise, ↑dote
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s


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