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Definitions of come

  1. 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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. 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. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To move toward; approach; arrive. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To move to or toward the speaker; draw nigh; arrive; happen. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. come forth; "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. have a certain priority; "My family comes first" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. cover a certain distance; "She came a long way" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. To move hitherward; to draw near; to approach the speaker, or some place or person indicated; -- opposed to go. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To complete a movement toward a place; to arrive. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To approach or arrive, as if by a journey or from a distance. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To approach or arrive, as the result of a cause, or of the act of another. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To arrive in sight; to be manifest; to appear. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. To get to be, as the result of change or progress; -- with a predicate; as, to come untied. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. To carry through; to succeed in; as, you can't come any tricks here. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. Coming. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Come. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. Comer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Came. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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
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