Scrabble Dictionary

Check words in Scrabble Dictionary and make sure it's an official scrabble word.


Valid in these dictionaries

  • TWL/NWL (Scrabble US / Canada / Thailand)
  • SOWPODS/CSW (Scrabble UK / International)
  • ENABLE (Words with Friends)

Meaning of get

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and
           would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
      v 1: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract;
           "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired
           a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get
           permission to take a few days off from work" [syn: {get},
      2: enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became
         annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more
         serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into
         ecstasy"; "Get going!" [syn: {become}, {go}, {get}]
      3: cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or
         condition; "He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in
         for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble" [syn:
         {get}, {let}, {have}]
      4: receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of
         civilization do not find expression or receive an
         interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got
         nothing but trouble for my good intentions" [syn: {receive},
         {get}, {find}, {obtain}, {incur}]
      5: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She
         arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until
         after midnight" [syn: {arrive}, {get}, {come}] [ant: {go
         away}, {go forth}, {leave}]
      6: go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books
         over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog
         fetched the hat" [syn: {bring}, {get}, {convey}, {fetch}]
         [ant: {bear away}, {bear off}, {carry away}, {carry off},
         {take away}]
      7: go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get
         an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive
         injuries"; "have a feeling" [syn: {experience}, {receive},
         {have}, {get}]
      8: take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll
         fix him good!"; "This time I got him" [syn: {pay back}, {pay
         off}, {get}, {fix}]
      9: achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian
         team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day" [syn:
         {have}, {get}, {make}]
      10: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads
          induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy
          a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa" [syn:
          {induce}, {stimulate}, {cause}, {have}, {get}, {make}]
      11: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase;
          "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
          [syn: {get}, {catch}, {capture}]
      12: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and
          attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed
          abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body";
          "Well-developed breasts" [syn: {grow}, {develop}, {produce},
          {get}, {acquire}]
      13: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He
          got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a
          chill" [syn: {contract}, {take}, {get}]
      14: communicate with a place or person; establish communication
          with, as if by telephone; "Bill called this number and he
          got Mary"; "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the
      15: give certain properties to something; "get someone mad";
          "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the
          meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention
          will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear" [syn:
          {make}, {get}]
      16: move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you
          driving at?" [syn: {drive}, {get}, {aim}]
      17: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; "did you
          catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in
          the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?";
          "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him" [syn:
          {catch}, {get}]
      18: attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his
          eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter" [syn: {catch},
          {arrest}, {get}]
      19: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock
          caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in
          the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach" [syn:
          {get}, {catch}]
      20: reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these
      21: acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot
          get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?"
      22: purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"
      23: perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't
          get his name when they met the first time" [syn: {catch},
      24: suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this
          behavior!" [syn: {catch}, {get}]
      25: receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in
          prison" [syn: {get}, {receive}]
      26: leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form;
          "Scram!" [syn: {scram}, {buzz off}, {fuck off}, {get},
          {bugger off}]
      27: reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
      28: irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His
          lying really gets me" [syn: {get}, {get under one's skin}]
      29: evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me
          every time"
      30: apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the
          spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just
          right in her photographs" [syn: {catch}, {get}]
      31: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He
          drew a base on balls" [syn: {draw}, {get}]
      32: overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the
          cat got the goldfish"
      33: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I
          don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question
          really stuck me" [syn: {perplex}, {vex}, {stick}, {get},
          {puzzle}, {mystify}, {baffle}, {beat}, {pose}, {bewilder},
          {flummox}, {stupefy}, {nonplus}, {gravel}, {amaze},
      34: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We
          began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as
          soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive
          in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down
          to work now" [syn: {get down}, {begin}, {get}, {start out},
          {start}, {set about}, {set out}, {commence}] [ant: {end},
      35: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a
          fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after
          eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He
          got his arm broken in the scuffle" [syn: {suffer},
          {sustain}, {have}, {get}]
      36: make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father
          children but don't recognize them" [syn: {beget}, {get},
          {engender}, {father}, {mother}, {sire}, {generate}, {bring

WordNet ® Princeton University.

Use this Scrabble® dictionary checker tool to find out whether a word is acceptable in your scrabble dictionary. When you enter a word and click on Check Dictionary button, it simply tells you whether it's valid or not, and list out the dictionaries in case of valid word. Additionally, you can also read the meaning if you want to know more about a particular word.

Back to Scrabble Word Finder
✘ Clear