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Definition 1: the act of acquiring something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where getting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I envied his talent for acquiring
  • he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving

Synonyms for getting in the sense of this definition

(getting is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of getting ) the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

"the acquisition of wealth" "the acquisition of one company by another"

(... is a kind of getting ) the act of obtaining

(... is a kind of getting ) becoming infected

"catching cold is sometimes unavoidable" "the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic"

(... is a kind of getting ) a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner

"the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit" "a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest"

(... is a kind of getting ) the act of occupying or taking possession of a building

"occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"

(... is a kind of getting ) the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

(... is a kind of getting ) the act of receiving

(... is a kind of getting ) the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

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