12. take vengeance on, get back at, get even with; pay [s.o.] back, even or settle a score with, Inf. give [s.o.] a taste of his own medicine; retaliate, revenge, avenge, return like for like, give tit for tat, demand an eye for an eye. 13. suffer from, be afflicted or visited with, be sick or ill with, have. 14. Slang, irritate, annoy, vex, pique, SI. bug; provoke, anger, nettle, rankle, exasperate, aggravate; grate on, rub [s.o.] the wrong way; disconcert, unsettle, agitate, disquiet, perturb; ruffle, rattle, fluster; confound, confuse, nonplus, baffle, bewilder, perplex, puzzle. 15. become, come to be, turn into, change into; grow, wax.
16. begin, commence, start, set about. 17.
get across make [s.t.] understood or clear, communicate, get [s.t.] over or through to [s.o.], reach; convey, transmit, impart. 18.
get ahead prosper, flourish, thrive, make good, do well, succeed, be successful; rise up in the world, achieve prestige or status, SI. go places, SI. get somewhere. 19.
get around a. circumvent, outwit, outsmart, outmaneuver.
b. cajole, flatter, wheedle, coax,
c. socialize, travel, get about, circulate, visit, entertain. 20. get back a. return, come back, arrive home; come again, revisit,
b. recover, regain, recoup, retrieve.
c. be avenged. See - get (def. 12). 21. get behind support, endorse, second, back, finance, Inf. angel; promote, push, plug, Inf. hype, talk up. 22. get by cope, manage; subsist, fare, survive, get along; keep body and soul together, keep the wolf from the door, make both ends meet, keep one's head above water. 23.
get on a. progress, advance, proceed, move forward, gain ground,
b. manage, survive. See - get (def 22). c. get along with, be compatible with, be congenial with.
d. grow older, advance in age; become senile or debilitated, weaken, Rare, senesce; age, mature, ripen. 24.
get out a. leave, depart, go away, be off, SI. split, Inf. vamoose; withdraw from, retire from, get out of.
b. make public, publicize, spread, circulate, broadcast, bruit about, noise abroad; become public or known,
c. eject, expel, throw out, SI. bounce. 25.
get over a. recover from, recuperate, pull through, get well, rally,
b. forget, write [s.t.] off, think no more of, come round, be reconciled, let bygones be bygones. 26.
get together a. accumulate, gather, assemble, amass, compile,
b. congregate, meet, socialize, Inf. party, visit,
c. agree, concur, compromise, meet halfway, come to terms, reach a settlement or agreement, come to an understanding. -n. 27. (usu. of animals) offspring, progeny, issue; litter, brood, spawn, hatch.
28. Sports, return, save,
getup, n. Informal. 1. format, style, mode, fashion, vogue, look.
2. costume, outfit, trappings, Inf. rig, Inf. turnout; dress, garb, apparel, clothes, clothing, attire.
get up and go, n. energy, vigor, vim, vitality, life, bounce, Inf. starch, Inf. zip, Inf. pep, SI. oomph; enthusiasm, desire, drive, push, initiative, ambition.
gewgaw, n. gimcrack, Inf whim-wham, bauble, trinket, knickknack, doodad, bagatelle, trifle, kickshaw, brummagem, toy, plaything; gaud, showy ornament, spangle, sequin, tinsel, clinquant; worthless finery, frippery, Archaic, trumpery, junk; bric-a-brac, miscellany, odds and ends, bits and pieces.