gotten

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gotten

  1. (now mostly, North America, Ireland, Northern British) past participle of get
Usage notes[edit]

The American and archaic British usage of the verb conjugates as get-got-gotten or as get-got-got depending on the meaning (see Usage Notes on "get" for details), whereas the modern British usage of the verb has lost this distinction and conjugates as get-got-got in all cases.

Adjective[edit]

gotten (not comparable)

  1. (mostly in combination) obtained, acquired

Derived terms[edit]