To receive; succeed in, reach a certain state; to understand; to have
Past Participle form
I get a newspaper everyday. (receive)
She doesn't get it. What does it mean? (understand)
A: What will you get? (have)
B: I'll get a coffee and a doughnut. What about you?
A: I'll get the same.
I got much thinner. (reach a state)
She got her driver's license on the first attempt. (succeed in)
A: Did you get the plane tickets?
B: Yes, I got them in the post.
A: Phew, we'll need those.
My hair's getting longer!
I'm getting better at speaking English.
A: Are you getting vegetables for dinner? (have)
B: Yes, I'm getting carrots, potatoes and onions.
I have gotten four new books to read over the summer. (received)
We had gotten dinner at the local restaurant when my parents walked in. (received)
A: Have you gotten slimmer? (change in state)
B: Yes, thank you. I needed to get all new clothes.
A: Well, you look great.