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Meaning of GETTING

Pronunciation:  g'eting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring new friends"; "did you hear about his getting a car?"
 

GETTING is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: acquiring
 
 See Also: acquisition, appropriation, capture, catching, contracting, deed, effort, exploit, feat, gaining control, moving in, obtainment, obtention, occupancy, occupation, pickup, receipt, reception, seizure, taking possession

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Get"ting\, n.
1. The act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition.

         With all thy getting, get understanding. --Prov. iv.
                                               7.

2. That which is got or obtained; gain; profit.

 

 

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