HyperDic: get_over

English > 4 senses of the expression get over:
VERBmotionget over, traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get across, cut through, cut acrosstravel across or pass over
creationget overto bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end
changeget over, get well, bounce backimprove in health
competitionget over, overcome, subdue, surmount, masterget on top of
English > get over: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTravel across or pass over.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstraverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get across, cut through, cut across
Narrowerbridgecross over on a bridge
courseMove swiftly through or over
crisscrosscross in a pattern, often random
drive, takeproceed along in a vehicle
fordcross a river where it's shallow
hopTraverse as if by a short airplane trip
jaywalkcross the road at a red light
strideCover or traverse by taking long steps
trampcross on foot
walktraverse or cover by walking
Broaderpassgo across or through
Spanishatravesar, cruzar
Catalancreuar, travessar
English > get over: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningTo bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercarry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfilput in effect
English > get over: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningimprove in health.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsget well, bounce back
Broaderbetter, improve, ameliorate, meliorateGet better
Oppositeget worse, relapsedeteriorate in health
Spanishponerse bien, reanimarse, recuperarse, reponerse, superar
Catalanrecuperar-se
English > get over: 4 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningGet on top of; deal with successfully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsovercome, subdue, surmount, master
NarrowerbulldogThrow a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
See alsogetenter or assume a certain state or condition
Spanishderrotar, dominar, superar, vencer
Catalandominar, superar, vèncer

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