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Definition 1: of trains; move into (a station) - [verb of motion]

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

  • The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station

Synonyms for get in in the sense of this definition

(get in is a kind of ...) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

"She arrived home at 7 o'clock" "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

(get in has a similar meaning as ...) advance or converge on

"The police were closing in on him"

Definition 2: to come or go into - [verb of motion]

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

  • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

Synonyms for get in in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of get in ) go on the playing field, of a football team

(... is a kind of get in ) to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate

"This new colleague invades my territory" "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"

(... is a kind of get in ) enter uninvited

"They intruded on our dinner party" "She irrupted into our sitting room"

(... is a kind of get in ) get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

(... is a kind of get in ) make an entrance by turning from a road

"Turn in after you see the gate"

(... is a kind of get in ) enter the water

"the wild ducks took water"

(... is a kind of get in ) enter a harbor

"the ship called in Athens"

(... is a kind of get in ) enter by walking

"She walks in at all hours, as if she lived here"

(... is a kind of get in ) enter briefly

"He popped in for two minutes"

(... is a kind of get in ) enter by marching in a file

(... is a kind of get in ) enter again

"You cannot re-enter the country with this visa"

(... is a kind of get in ) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

(... is a kind of get in ) come into dock

"the ship docked"

Definition 3: secure a place in a college, university, etc. - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for get in in the sense of this definition

(get in is a kind of ...) come into possession of

"How did you obtain the visa?"

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

  • After he published his book, he had arrived
  • I don't know whether I can make it in science!
  • You will go far, my boy!

Synonyms for get in in the sense of this definition

(get in is a kind of ...) attain success or reach a desired goal

"The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

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