Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) get, acquire (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract) "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
- S: (v) assume, acquire, adopt, take on, take (take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect) "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
- S: (v) grow, develop, produce, get, acquire (come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)) "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
- S: (v) acquire (locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar)
- S: (v) acquire, win, gain (win something through one's efforts) "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"; "win someone's confidence and friendship"
- S: (v) learn, larn, acquire (gain knowledge or skills) "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
- S: (v) develop, acquire, evolve (gain through experience) "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"