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get

verb accumulate, achieve, acquire, appropriate, attain, capture, collect, earn, elicit, gain, gain possession of, gather, harvest, obtain, possess, procure, realize, receive, recover, secure, seize, take, take over, take possession of
Associated concepts: devices and bequests under a will, laws of intestacy
See also: acquire, attain, collect, derive, gain, incur, obtain, possess, procure, raise, reach, realize, reap, receive, secure

get

a Jewish religious divorce without which partners are not free to be properly married within the faith. It is organized through the BETH DIN. The Beth Din does not grant a decree; it merely supervises the writing of the get, the deed recording the dissolution. All that is required is to show that the parties consent to divorce. In the UK, however, divorce does not require consent, so a conflict can arise where a party has a civil divorce but not a religious divorce. In England and Wales, by virtue of the Divorce (Religious Marriages) Act 2002, the court has power to refuse decree absolute, where, inter alia, the parties were married according to the ‘usages of the Jews’, to refuse a decree of divorce until a declaration is obtained from both parties that the necessary religious steps have been taken.
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How they'll squint and glane, and say, 'This is yer mighty match is it; this is yer getting back to the true level of yer forefathers in King Norman's time
I must be getting back to the light," announced Captain Jim.
I determined to stroll home in the purer air by the most roundabout way I could take; to follow the white winding paths across the lonely heath; and to approach London through its most open suburb by striking into the Finchley Road, and so getting back, in the cool of the new morning, by the western side of the Regent's Park.
Because Maggie says all their hearts are set on Tom's getting back the mill some time.
No one in the whole world ever burned him more thigh bones, nor gave him finer hecatombs when you prayed you might come to a green old age yourself and see your son grow up to take after you: yet see how he has prevented you alone from ever getting back to your own home.
Comprehending that her strength was quitting her, and that the struggle of her life was almost ended, she could neither reason out the means of getting back to her protectors, nor even form the idea.
If, however, he is too quick for us, go after him with your spear and hem him in towards the ships away from the Trojan camp, to prevent his getting back to the town.
Every now and then we dined out; sometimes I went to a dance in London, but that was difficult because of getting back.
It groweth nigh time," quoth he to himself, "that I were getting back again to Sherwood; yet it would please me well to have one more merry adventure ere I go back again to my jolly band.
The lethargy grows upon her, and though she seems strong and well, and is getting back some of her color, Van Helsing and I are not satisfied.
But indeed these contrivances were hopelessly unstable; not one-third in any engagement succeeded in getting back to the mother airship.
Besides, we are patriotic; we want to help France in getting back her money from the pockets of those gentry.