1. To go or move away; move on.
The policeman told the boys on the street corner to get along.
2. To go forward; make progress; advance,
John is getting along well in school. He is learning more every day.
Syn.: GET AHEAD.
3. To advance; become old or late.
It is getting along towards sundown.
Grandmother is 68 and getting along.
4. To get or make what you need; manage.
It isn't easy to get along in the jungle.
We can get along on $100 a week.
5. To live or work together in a friendly way; agree, cooperate; not fight or argue.
We don't get along with the Jones family.
Jim and Jane get along fine together.
Don't be hard to get along with.