getting on

getting on
getting on (in years) becoming old.

She's getting on in years, but she's healthy.


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  • Getting — Get Get (g[e^]t), v. t. [imp. {Got} (g[o^]t) (Obs. {Gat} (g[a^]t)); p. p. {Got} (Obsolescent {Gotten} (g[o^]t t n)); p. pr. & vb. n. {Getting}.] [OE. geten, AS. gitan, gietan (in comp.); akin to Icel. geta, Goth. bigitan to find, L. prehendere to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • getting — noun the act of acquiring something I envied his talent for acquiring he s much more interested in the getting than in the giving • Syn: ↑acquiring • Derivationally related forms: ↑get, ↑acquire (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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