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Verb: get it
  1. Understand or realize, usually after some time or initial difficulty
    "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally got it";
    - catch on [informal], get wise [informal], get onto, tumble [informal], latch on [informal], cotton on [informal], twig [Brit, informal], cop on [Brit, informal]
  2. Receive punishment
    "You are going to get it!"

Derived forms: getting it, got it, gets it

Type of: apprehend, compass, comprehend, dig [informal], get the picture, grasp, grok [N. Amer, informal], savvy

Encyclopedia: Get it