get word (from someone or something)(redirected from got word)
get word (from someone or something)
To receive or be given a message or communication (from someone or something). We're getting word that the suspect is moving south on Broadway in a white pickup truck. I got word from my brother that his flight will be delayed. He's gotten word from a higher authority to begin the evacuation.
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