get to know 1. (transitive) To become acquainted with (someone or something); to meet someone. 2. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see get, know.
The example phrase is used in a lot of a dictionaries to describe the entry word.
What is the meaning? Does that mean it excludes a figurative usage and idiomatic usage? If so, does this mean the word is only used with a literal meaning?