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Verb: get on
  1. Have smooth relations
    "My boss and I get on very well";
    - get along with, get on with, get along, hit it off
  2. Get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
    - board
  3. Get up on the back of
    "get on a horse";
    - hop on, mount, mount up, jump on, climb on, bestride
  4. Grow late or (of time) elapse
    "It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!"
  5. Appear in a show, on T.V. or radio
    - be on
  6. Make progress in knowledge or status
    "He got on well in school";
    - progress, come on, come along, advance, get along, shape up
  7. Grow old or older
    "Young men get on";
    - senesce, age, mature, maturate

Derived forms: gets on, getting on, got on

See also: mount

Type of: air, approach, come in, come near, develop, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move, move into, relate

Antonym: get off, retrogress