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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. Boris Johnson:

    I always thought it was extraordinary that we should agree to write that entire cheque before having a final deal. In getting a good deal, money is a great solvent and a great lubricant.

  2. Rick Gonzales:

    The ones that are usually getting the short end of the stick are the so-called minority ... but we're the majority, because we're always the ones who are struggling.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I don't know that it's going to happen. I mean, it's getting close, but if it happens -- who knows if it's going to happen.

  4. Brian Jacobsen:

    The Fed is doing a good job getting people ready for a rate hike before year's end, making it likely to be a low-impact event.

  5. Megan Ranney:

    This pill is terrific and, as an ER doctor, I can not wait to have this as another tool in my toolbox to give to patients who are sick with Covid-19, but better than taking a pill is not getting sick in the first place which means getting vaccinated.

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