the act of acquiring something
"I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
act of obtaining
the act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition
that which is got or obtained; gain; profit
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'getting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #609
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'getting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #213
The numerical value of getting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of getting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
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.
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.
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.
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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