What does Getting mean?

Definitions for Getting
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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Getting.

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. Abu Zayd:

    But this was our only option through their territory to get home without getting killed.

  2. Katie Keenan:

    This site is so sprawling that we're able to build on the campus. We're getting better and better at this because it seems like the past couple of years the potential playoff team has been the Super Bowl host city, starting in November we started to build contingencies around each round. It’s no secret that the championship game scenario is the most challenging scenario because it obviously shortened everything.

  3. Gerard Burley:

    These are TV workouts. If Jane Doe at home’re Jane Doe at home, just getting off Jane Doe at home couch or up from Jane Doe at home desk after several years, Jane Doe at home ca n’t start at a level 10. Jane Doe at home can get injured. And that can set Jane Doe at home back mentally and physically.

  4. Mohsin Aziz:

    Tony told us in a conference call last week that he and Kamarudin will take a back seat to everything else and focus on AirAsia, he's back, and he's getting more involved in many of the decisions.

  5. Eunice Khanyile:

    The problems are getting worse and worse, grandmothers are being robbed and raped on pension day. The fathers who once structured the boys and helped them grow up are not there.

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