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Definition 1: improve in health - [verb of change]

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

  • He got well fast

Synonyms for get over in the sense of this definition

(get over is a kind of ...) get better

"The weather improved toward evening"

Definition 2: get on top of; deal with successfully - [verb of competition]

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

  • He overcame his shyness

Synonyms for get over in the sense of this definition

(get over is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

(... is a kind of get over ) throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo

Definition 3: to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end - [verb of creation]

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

  • Let's get this job over with
  • It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task

(get over is a kind of ...) put in effect

"carry out a task" "execute the decision of the people" "He actioned the operation"

Definition 4: travel across or pass over - [verb of motion]

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

  • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms for get over in the sense of this definition

(get over 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 over ) cross on foot

"We had to tramp the creeks"

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

"ships coursing the Atlantic"

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

"We drive the turnpike to work"

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

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

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

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

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

"She strode several miles towards the woods"

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

"Hop the Pacific Ocean"

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