What does getting mean?

Definitions for getting

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word getting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquiring, getting(noun)

    the act of acquiring something

    "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"


  1. getting(Noun)

    act of obtaining

Webster Dictionary

  1. Getting

    of Get

  2. Getting(noun)

    the act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition

  3. Getting(noun)

    that which is got or obtained; gain; profit

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'getting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #609

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'getting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #213


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of getting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of getting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.

  2. John Sopko:

    If we can't get out there ... we can't see if the troops are getting shoes, or getting bullets, or getting grenades, or getting paid, and the security will have an impact on that.

  3. Barbara Beninato:

    We want to hold onto the heritage and also grow with the time without getting too big or getting off track, there is a real emphasis on having a thoughtful process on getting where we want to go.

  4. Steven Pearson:

    Americans at the same time are getting tremendously ripped off with drugs and also getting tremendous value and we almost never know when we're getting ripped off and when we're getting real value and that has to change.

  5. Rickie Fowler:

    I am getting some things turned the right direction, (I need to) get some momentum going and getting back to being in contention and make it a fun year, the biggest thing for me ... is just getting better at 150 yards and in.

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