Etymology
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get over (v.)

1680s, "overcome," from get (v.) + over (adv.). From 1712 as "recover from;" 1813 as "have done with."

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Definitions of get over

get over (v.)
travel across or pass over;
Synonyms: traverse / track / cover / cross / pass over / get across / cut through / cut across
get over (v.)
to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end;
get over (v.)
improve in health;
Synonyms: get well / bounce back
get over (v.)
get on top of; deal with successfully;
Synonyms: overcome / subdue / surmount / master
From wordnet.princeton.edu