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Definitions for GETTING
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquiring, gettingnoun

    the act of acquiring something

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

Wiktionary

  1. gettingnoun

    act of obtaining

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gettingnoun

    Etymology: from get.

    Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting get understanding. Prov. iv. 7.

    Who hath a state to repair may not despise small things; and it is less dishonourable to abridge a petty charge than to stoop to petty gettings. Francis Bacon, Essay 29.

    The meaner families, are obliged to return to the steward a small monthly share of their gettings, to be a portion for the child. Gulliver’s Travels.

ChatGPT

  1. getting

    Getting refers to the act of obtaining, acquiring, or receiving something. It can involve various actions such as procuring an item, obtaining information, achieving a goal or desired outcome, or even understanding or comprehending something. The term "getting" can be used in a broad sense to encompass various contexts and situations where one gains possession, achieves progress, or attains something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Getting

    of Get

  2. Gettingnoun

    the act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition

  3. Gettingnoun

    that which is got or obtained; gain; profit

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GETTING

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Getting is ranked #63873 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Getting surname appeared 312 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Getting.

    97.1% or 303 total occurrences were White.

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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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of GETTING in a Sentence

  1. Sam Rosen:

    More and more people are using it like an extension of their home or like a second closet, they send us seasonal items or luggage or even air conditioners. We have a lot of customers who do a wardrobe change two to three times per year. It’s like putting your coats in the attic and getting them back down again.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    I'm still getting daily reports from our committee chairs about the progress on the compliance.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The relationship is very special, the relationship I have with President Xi, and I think that is going to be very primary reason why we'll probably end up -- end up getting something that will be good for China and good for United States.

  4. Andrew Hunter:

    He’s not a reed in the wind, he’s a problem solver, and he’s about getting the job done. And he’s absolutely willing to take the heat for a tough call.

  5. Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe:

    To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.

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