Definitions for Getting
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Getting.
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
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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.
the act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition
that which is got or obtained; gain; profit
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
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.
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
Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
I think we are getting back to our DNA, we’re getting to a place where our decision making is getting better and better, our transitions are getting better, and that’s leading to the goals and opportunities we are creating.
Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.
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.
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