What does getting mean?

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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

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

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  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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  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. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    Innocent citizens, including babies and children, fell victim in Syria, as the security situation is getting increasingly severe around our country, we should strengthen the deterrence of the Japan-US alliance based on an appropriate division of roles between Japan and the United States, and continue to study what we must do in order to protect the lives and the assets of the Japanese people.

  2. Andre Dickens:

    That means getting more officers in because we lost about 400 to 500 officers over the past three years. So I'm trying to get those 400 officers back, but training them in conflict resolution and skills on how to de-escalate issues so that they can be better community-based cops.

  3. Joan Salge Blake:

    I think Americans are slowly getting the message that ... breads and grains are fine as long as they are whole grains so we get fiber and nutrients.

  4. Tom Geisler:

    We should have been getting into planting for next season, but now all of our equipment is flooded and it's going to take at least three to four weeks to bring back that equipment into shape.

  5. Sarah Miller:

    So in that sense, it's a win, because we're getting somebody who's listening to the facts and applying the law appropriately.

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