Synonyms for get on

Synonyms for (verb) get on

Synonyms: maturate, mature, get on, senesce, age

Definition: grow old or older

Usage: She aged gracefully; we age every day--what a depressing thought!; Young men senesce

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time


Synonyms: advance, get along, get on, progress, come along, come on, shape up

Definition: develop in a positive way

Usage: He progressed well in school; My plants are coming along; Plans are shaping up

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time


Synonyms: be on, get on

Definition: appear in a show, on T.V. or radio

Usage: The news won't be on tonight

Similar words: air

Definition: be broadcast

Usage: This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M.


Synonyms: get on

Definition: grow late or (of time) elapse

Usage: It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!

Similar words: come near, approach

Definition: come near in time

Usage: Winter is approaching; approaching old age


Synonyms: bestride, mount, mount up, get on, hop on, climb on, jump on

Definition: get up on the back of

Usage: mount a horse

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: board, get on

Definition: get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

Similar words: move into, get in, get into, go in, go into, enter, come in

Definition: to come or go into

Usage: the boat entered an area of shallow marshes


Synonyms: get along, get along with, get on, get on with

Definition: have smooth relations

Usage: My boss and I get along very well

Similar words: relate

Definition: have or establish a relationship to

Usage: She relates well to her peers