The get() method returns a specified element from a Map object.

Syntax

myMap.get(key);

Parameters

key
Required. The key of the element to return from the Map object.

Return value

Returns the element associated with the specified key or undefined if the key can't be found in the Map object.

Examples

Using the get method

var myMap = new Map();
myMap.set('bar', 'foo');

myMap.get('bar');  // Returns "foo".
myMap.get('baz');  // Returns undefined.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Map.prototype.get' in that specification.
Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Map.prototype.get' in that specification.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung InternetNode.js
Basic supportChrome Full support 38Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 13IE Full support 11Opera Full support 25Safari Full support 8WebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Edge Mobile Full support 12Firefox Android Full support 14Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS Full support 8Samsung Internet Android Full support Yesnodejs Full support Yes

Legend

Full support  
Full support

See also

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