What does getting mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word getting.

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
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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. Michelle Kunimoto:

    This planet is about a thousand light-years away, so were not getting there anytime soon! but this is a really exciting find, since there have only been 15 small, confirmed planets in the Habitable Zone found in Kepler data so far.

  2. Maurice Blackburn principal Damian Scattini:

    When I last looked, and that was early this morning, it was about 350, so it will be north of that, we're getting information from people and we will keep them updated. Hopefully a class action is not needed but it's not looking promising for Volkswagen.

  3. Dale Carnegie:

    When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    At this late hour, there is only one way to peacefully prevent Iran from getting atomic bombs, and that is by placing a clear red line on Iran’s nuclear weapons program.

  5. Dumb & Dumber:

    Lloyd There's really nothing to worry about Mary. Statistically they say you're more likely to get killed on the way to the airport. You know, like on a head on crash or flying off a cliff or getting trapped under a gas truck That's the worst I have this cousin, well y'know, I had this cousin...

Images & Illustrations of getting

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