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Definitions of come

  1. develop into; " This idea will never amount to anything"; " nothing came of his grandiose plans"
  2. come forth; " A scream came from the woman's mouth"; " His breath came hard"
  3. come to pass; arrive, as in due course; " The first success came three days later"; " It came as a shock"; " Dawn comes early in June"
  4. be found or available; " These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"
  5. reach a state, relation, or condition; " The water came to a boil"; " We came to understand the true meaning of life"; " Their anger came to a boil"; " I came to realize the true meaning of life"
  6. have a certain priority; " My family comes first"
  7. come to one's mind; suggest itself; " It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; " A great idea then came to her"
  8. cover a certain distance; " She came a long way"
  9. move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; " He came singing down the road"; " Come with me to the Casbah"; " come down here!"; " come out of the closet!"; " come into the room"
  10. experience orgasm; " she could not come because she was too upset"
  11. to be the product or result; " Melons come from a vine"; " Understanding comes from experience"
  12. come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; " She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; " he comes from humble origins"
  13. proceed or get along; " How is she doing in her new job?"; " How are you making out in graduate school?"; " He's come a long way"
  14. be a native of; " She hails from Kalamazoo"
  15. reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; " She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; " She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
  16. be received; " News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"
  17. extend or reach; " The water came up to my waist"; " The sleeves come to your knuckles"
  18. come under, be classified or included; " fall into a category"; " This comes under a new heading"
  19. enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position; " He came into contact with a terrorist group"; " The shoes came untied"; " I came to see his point of view"; " her face went red with anger"; " The knot came loose"; " Your wish will come true"
  20. exist or occur in a certain point in a series; " Next came the student from France"
  21. To move hitherward; to draw near; to approach the speaker, or some place or person indicated; -- opposed to go.
  22. To complete a movement toward a place; to arrive.
  23. To approach or arrive, as if by a journey or from a distance.
  24. To approach or arrive, as the result of a cause, or of the act of another.
  25. To arrive in sight; to be manifest; to appear.
  26. To get to be, as the result of change or progress; -- with a predicate; as, to come untied.
  27. To carry through; to succeed in; as, you can't come any tricks here.
  28. Coming.
  29. To move towards; draw near; reach; arrive; be present; to issue from a source; become; occur as a result; approach in kind or quality; happen.
  30. Came.
  31. Come.
  32. To move toward this place ( the opp. of go): to draw near: to arrive at a certain state or condition: to issue: to happen:- pr. p. coming; pa. t. came; pa. p. come.
  33. To move toward; approach; arrive.
  34. To move to or toward the speaker; draw nigh; arrive; happen.
  35. Comer.
  36. To move to this place, draw near, or approach; to arrive; to advance or move into view; to appear; to arrive at some state or condition; to happen, or fall out; to issue. Come, in the imperative, excites attention, or invites to motion or joint action. To come about, to change or come round; to come to pass. To come at, to reach; to attain. To come away, to leave; to sprout. To come back, to return. To come by, to pass near; to obtain or acquire. To come down, to descend; to be humbled. To come home, to affect deeply. To come in, to enter; to yield; to become fashionable; to enter as an ingredient or part of a composition; to accrue. To come in for, to arrive in time to participate in. To come into, to join with; to comply with; to acquire. Tom come near, to approach. To come off, to escape; to get free; to take place. To come on, to advance; to thrive. To come over, to pass above or across; to pass from one party, side, or army, to another; to occur to; to rise in distillation. To come out, to depart or proceed from; to become public; to be introduced into society; to appear after being clouded; to turn out. To come out of, to issue forth, as from confinement; to proceed or depart from. To come out with, to give publicity to; to disclose. To come round, to change; to recover; to circumvent. To come short, to fail. To come to, to consent or yield; to amount to; to recover, as from a swoon. To come to himself, to recover his sense. To come together, to meet or assemble. To come to pass, to happen. To come up, to ascend; to spring; to come into use; to slacken, as a rope, & c,. To come up to, to approach near; to amount to. To come up with, to overtake. To come upon, to fall on; to attack. To come, in future, as in the world to come. Come, come, repeated, expresses haste or remonstrance.

Usage examples for come

  1. " Well, let it come. – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  2. " You will come," said Rotha. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  3. Come, shall we go? – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey
  4. What will come of this I do not know. – King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays by Floyd Dell
  5. And I know that you will come back to me. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  6. Macie come at me. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  7. For this I come! – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller
  8. You should not have come! – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  9. " I wish I had not come," she said. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  10. How come he to know my name? – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  11. You can come with me, mother. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  12. I know you will come. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  13. I did not think you wanted me to come back. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  14. Yes, yes, Mr Poynter come to see us, Rich. – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  15. So I come to you. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  16. Yes, she had done what she had come to do. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  17. Why does it never come to me? – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  18. He may come back after all. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  19. I will tell miladi you have come. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  20. For it must come to that! – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
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