Synonyms for (verb) get at

Synonyms: devil, irritate, get at, get to, gravel, rag, rile, bother, chafe, annoy, nark, nettle, vex

Definition: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

Usage: Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me; It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Similar words: displease

Definition: give displeasure to


Synonyms: get at, access

Definition: reach or gain access to

Usage: How does one access the attic in this house?; I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof

Similar words: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach

Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract

Usage: We hit Detroit by noon; The water reached the doorstep; We barely made it to the finish line; I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts


Synonyms: get at

Definition: influence by corruption

Similar words: act upon, work, influence

Definition: have and exert influence or effect

Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate