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Definition 1: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions - [verb of cognition]

Samples where get across or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
  • she was penetrated with sorrow

Synonyms for get across in the sense of this definition

(get across causes ...) know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

"She did not understand her husband" "I understand what she means"

Definition 2: communicate successfully - [verb of communication]

Samples where get across or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I couldn't get across the message
  • He put over the idea very well

Synonyms for get across in the sense of this definition

(get across is a kind of ...) transmit information

"Please communicate this message to all employees" "pass along the good news"

Definition 3: travel across or pass over - [verb of motion]

Samples where get across or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms for get across in the sense of this definition

(get across is a kind of ...) go across or through

"We passed the point where the police car had parked" "A terrible thought went through his mind"

(... is a kind of get across ) cross on foot

"We had to tramp the creeks"

(... is a kind of get across ) move swiftly through or over

"ships coursing the Atlantic"

(... is a kind of get across ) proceed along in a vehicle

"We drive the turnpike to work"

(... is a kind of get across ) cross the road at a red light

(... is a kind of get across ) cross over on a bridge

(... is a kind of get across ) cross a river where it's shallow

(... is a kind of get across ) cross in a pattern, often random

(... is a kind of get across ) traverse or cover by walking

"Walk the tightrope" "Paul walked the streets of Damascus" "She walks 3 miles every day"

(... is a kind of get across ) cover or traverse by taking long steps

"She strode several miles towards the woods"

(... is a kind of get across ) traverse as if by a short airplane trip

"Hop the Pacific Ocean"

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