American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. A past participle of get.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Obtained or acquired: usually with a qualifying adverb; won: as, ill-gotten gains; new-gotten territory; gotten battles.
GNU Webster's 1913
- p. p. of get.
“But I will say this, I am a man of my word, and never has my word gotten anybody into trouble with the law or otherwise.”
“Hope that some of the answers and advice you've gotten is of help in your particular situation.”
“The family's new lawyer, Michael Sussman, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that "every account we have gotten is contrary to what police have told the press, so yes, there is skepticism.”
“I have searched everywhere and the best response I have gotten is "get an oven thermometer”
“After six months of trying to be accommodating to the minority party -- something his predecessor didn't even fake -- all he's gotten is nothing, unless you call the usual right-wing vitriol and victimhood "something.”
“The evidence for how bad things have gotten is spelled out in Alliance for Justice's new report on judicial nominations that covers the Obama Administration's first 20 months in office.”
“I've been on this site for over a year and the only contacts I've gotten is 2 scam messages!”
“I do sell physical CDs off my website, but in general, I think most people have turned over to this digital age of music, where they're buying an album for ten bucks on iTunes, and the artist is seeing six or seven dollars of that, compared to the fifteen dollars they would have gotten from the sale of a physical version of it.”
“Everybody gives Palin a hard time because time and time again she says and does things that show she deserves every bit of the approbation she has gotten from the public and the press.”
“I have asked this question of most of the Democratic members of the House and Senate thorugh e-mail (at least to those who allow out of state/out of district e-mails) but the only response I have ever gotten is a request for donations.”
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Culling my main Favorites list, and noticing how few of my favorite words are verbs. I'll have to work on that...
Just another arbitrary list of words that come up for me today, June 20 2007
These are the words that I wish to be stricken from language.
Suggestions of frindley idioms that have caught your eye but which aren't yet listed, perhaps because I'm blind to their frindley-ness, are welcome.
Highlights from a travelogue.
words or phrases i use too often or wished i never used at all.
Looking for tweets for gotten.