get it

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To realize or understand why a joke is funny.
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I thought it was hilarious, but she didn't get it.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'get it':

get itTo "get what's coming to him/her"; to feel one's wrath; to receive punishment; to receive a retaliation; to receive a beating.
get itTo get, retrieve, or receive something.
get itTo possess a preferred outlook on a given issue or issues.
get itTo understand, comprehend, or grasp.
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