[ got ]
/ gɒt /
a simple past tense and past participle of get.
Informal. must; have got (followed by an infinitive).
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British Dictionary definitions for got
/ (ɡɒt) /
the past tense and past participle of get
- to possesshe has got three apples
- (takes an infinitive) used as an auxiliary to express compulsion felt to be imposed by or upon the speakerI've got to get a new coat
have got it bad or have got it badly informal to be infatuated
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Medical definitions for got
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