What does get on mean?

get on meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"to put on," 1590s. Meaning "prosper" is from 1785; "to advance, make development" is from 1798. That "be friendly" (with) is attested by 1816.


get on meaning in General Dictionary

have smooth relations

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  • get-up regarding straight back of
  • access it board of (trains, buses, boats, aircraft, etc.)
  • develop belated or (of the time) elapse
  • appear in a show, on T.V. or radio
  • progress in an optimistic way
  • get old or older

Sentence Examples with the word get on

He wished to put everything concerning the Shiptons in the circular file of his memory and get on with a normal life.

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