come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard";
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"
gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledg
reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"
leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner;
go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison"
communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone; "Bill called this number and he got Mary"; "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake"
suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!"
take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met th
free from fear or doubt; easy in mind; "he was secure that nothing will be held against him"
free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"
immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection"
make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
furnish with battens; "batten ships"
cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"
get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"