What does getting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquiring, getting(noun)

    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. getting(Noun)

    act of obtaining

Webster Dictionary

  1. Getting

    of Get

  2. Getting(noun)

    the act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition

  3. Getting(noun)

    that which is got or obtained; gain; profit

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

How to pronounce getting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say getting in sign language?

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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. Republican Carly Fiorina:

    We know where these websites are and there are absolutely ways in both hardware and software to understand who is traveling to these websites. Let’s use that capability instead of getting hung up in a bunch of high-bound bureaucratic procedures, including the fact that many of these departments are clearly being told, 'Oh, don’t do that it’s not politically correct, you might harm someone’s civil liberties.' We’re at war.

  2. Martin Dolan:

    We are getting closer. At this stage, we are highly confident -- but it still needs confirmation -- that it is a part from a 777 aircraft, the only 777 aircraft that we're aware of in the Indian Ocean that could have led to this part floating is MH370.

  3. Donald Trump:

    A lot of the people that wanted to come into the country. And really they were going to come in no matter how they wanted to come in. They were going to come in, even a rough way. Many of these people are leaving now and going back to their countries. ... If you notice, it's getting a lot less crowded in Mexico, and a lot of them are going to stay in Mexico, and the Mexican government has been working with us very well. So we appreciate that. But they haven't been coming into our country. We can't let people come in that way. So that's pretty much it.

  4. Lara Garey:

    ALS typically hits his age group – early to mid-40s through the 50s – and most guys, especially these military guys, they’re just going to chalk up these symptoms as part of getting older, we’ve been reaching out, at least to those guys, to let them know that this has happened and be alert.

  5. Rob Gronkowski:

    The NFL's not going to do miracle work and heal your injuries like The NFL but I believe The NFL will help give you a relief, especially in the football, you're always getting muscle tissue damage from all the hits.

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