1. (getting something) without working for it, for nothing. 2. (promoting someone, assigning someone to a position) over people who are both older and of a higher rank than himself. 3. (money) gained with no work. –– açığa openly, publicly, without any attempt at secrecy. –– gitmek naut. (for a ship) to sail at a great distance from the land. –– (para) kazanmak to get money without working for it.