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got

[ got ]
/ gɒt /
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verb
a simple past tense and past participle of get.
auxiliary verb
Informal. must; have got (followed by an infinitive).

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usage note for got

See get.
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How to use got in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for got

got
/ (ɡɒt) /

verb
the past tense and past participle of get
have got
  1. to possesshe has got three apples
  2. (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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