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

How to pronounce getting?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Leslie Vinjamuri:

    What Joe Biden should do is work with European allies to have an aligned strategy towards China, but in order to do that you need some time to build that, you don't need more immediate issues getting in the way.

  2. Professor Wass:

    We had the concept early on but the devil is in the detail in getting it to work, for aerospace applications where safety is absolutely critical we're probably a long way off.

  3. Kathy McWhorter:

    Being on school boards, getting into elected offices so that you know what the curriculum is that is being taught and you can take a stand and see if you can change that curriculum and get critical race theory out of our schools.

  4. Sally Ride, President, Space.com:

    I wasn't really scared. I was very excited, and I was very anxious. When you're getting ready to launch into space, you're sitting on a big explosion waiting to happen.

  5. Ron Klain:

    We’ve seen this factor all over the country where millions of doses have been distributed, but only about half have been given out, so the process of getting that vaccine into arms - that’s the hard process. That’s where we’re behind as a country. That’s where we’re focused in the Biden administration - on getting that ramped up.

Images & Illustrations of getting

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