from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and a past participle of get.
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- v. Simple past of get.
- v. Past participle of get
- v. Expressing obligation.
- v. must; have (to).
- v. have
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of get. See get.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit of get.
- n. Past participles of get.
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Mercy's mother has got a legacy from some distant relative and now there ain't a soul on whom Jabez Potter thinks he's _got_ to spend money.
Then, too, we -- I speak for everybody -- find it kinder hard to take our orders from anybody but Miss Peggy, who has got the right to give them, which we can't just see that anybody else _has got_.
'_Bhule bisare kausi got_,' or 'A man who has got no _got_ belongs to the Kausi _got_. '
Ef you've got to have the pie, why, you've _got_ to have it, that's all. '
Let us suppose again, that being the case, that you go to him frankly and show him in a few well-chosen words just where he has landed you; tell him you've got to have those letters -- simply _got_ to have them -- to save your face.
_We have got Keeper_, _got a sweet little cat and lost it_,
There's one advantage to the dress pattern, though -- you can make 'em take it back if you mistrust it won't wear -- if you haven't cut into it, that is -- but when you've got a husband, why, you've _got_ him, to have and to hold, for better and worse and good and all.
"Dis heah way o 'dyin' an '_leavin'_ prop'ty, hit mought suit white folks, but it don't become our complexioms, some way; an' de mo 'I thought about havin' to die ter give de onlies 'gran'son I got de onlies' _prop'ty_ I got, de _miser'bler I got_, tell I couldn't stan 'it no mo'."
In fact, we gain such a clear picture of how we got here, that the only question that remains has * got* to be - where are we going?
At the very gates of hell I've got him, _got_ him, and I'll have him by the throat and _hurl_ him in! "