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Definition 1: put clothing on one's body - [verb of body]

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

  • What should I wear today?
  • He put on his best suit for the wedding
  • The princess donned a long blue dress
  • The queen assumed the stately robes
  • He got into his jeans

Synonyms for get into in the sense of this definition

(get into is a kind of ...) put on clothes

"we had to dress quickly" "dress the patient" "Can the child dress by herself?"

(... is a kind of get into ) put on or wear a hat

"He was unsuitably hatted"

(... is a kind of get into ) put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice

"Try on this sweater to see how it looks"

(... is a kind of get into ) wrap in or adorn with a scarf

(... is a kind of get into ) put on with ease or speed

"slip into something more comfortable after work" "slip on one's shoes"

Definition 2: familiarize oneself thoroughly with - [verb of communication]

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

  • He really got into semantics

(get into is a kind of ...) make familiar or conversant with

"you should acquaint yourself with your new computer" "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"

Definition 3: to come or go into - [verb of motion]

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

  • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

Synonyms for get into in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Turn in after you see the gate"

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

"the wild ducks took water"

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

"the ship called in Athens"

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

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

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

"He popped in for two minutes"

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

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

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

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

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

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

"the ship docked"

Definition 4: secure a place in a college, university, etc. - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for get into in the sense of this definition

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

"How did you obtain the visa?"

Definition 5: get involved in or with - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for get into in the sense of this definition

(get into is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

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