come


come
v
1. approach, near, draw near, close, close in, bear down upon; advance, make for, move toward, press upon.
2. arrive, enter, check in, clock in, punch in, ring in, sign in, pull in, roll in, Inf. hit town, Sl. blow in; appear, turn up, show up, make or put in an appearance; reach, gain, attain, arrive at, Chiefly Naut. or Dial. fetch, get to, Inf. make it.
3. extend, reach, stretch, run, go, range, cover.
4. occur, happen, transpire, take place, fall, come to pass, come about, Sl. come down; befall, betide, chance, Archaic. bechance; result, ensue, follow, eventuate, turn out, work out, Inf. pan out.
5. issue, emanate, flow from, emerge from, derive from, spring from, stem from, follow from, grow out of.
6. fare, manage, do, get on, get by, Inf. shape up, Inf. make out.
7. be born, take birth, become, enter into existence, come into the world, see the light of day, originate.
8. seem, seem like, appear, appear like, look, look like, sound, sound like, give one the feeling or impression of.
9. come across
a. find, locate, discover; meet, encounter, run into, run across, Inf. bump into; chance upon, happen upon, fall upon, stumble upon.b.Slang, (of debts) settle, square, fix, discharge, make good; pay up, hand over, turn over, Sl. fork over, Sl. cough up.c. be communicated or conveyed; penetrate, sink in.
10. come along
improve, show improvement, grow better, look up, pick up, perk up; rally, take a turn for the better, take a favorable turn; mend, recover, recuperate, get well, pull through.
11. come around
a. relent, yield, bend, acquiesce, submit, mellow, soften; grant, concede, allow, accede; comply, agree, come to an agreement, come to terms or an understanding.b. come to, revive, regain consciousness. See come to.c. visit, pay a visit, look in, Inf. pop in, stop in or off or by, drop in or over, call on, look [s.o.] up.
12. come at
charge, rush, rush at, dash at, fly at; attack, assail, assault, storm, beset, have at, close upon or with, pitch into, light into, Inf. go for; fall upon, set upon, descend upon.
13. come back
a. return, turn back, go back, double back, retrace one's steps.b.Informal. rebound, spring back, Inf. bounce back, Inf. make a comeback.c.Slang. talk back, answer back, flash back, retort, rejoin, Sl. give [s.o.] some lip.
14. come between
estrange, separate, alienate, divide, disunite, set at odds; sow dissension, stir up or make trouble, Inf. start something.
15. come by
obtain, acquire, procure, get, secure, take possession, get hold of, lay hold of, get one's fingers or hands on; earn, win, score, come in for, net, bag, sack.
16. come down
come to grief, run aground, fall on evil days, go downhill, deteriorate, degenerate, go to the dogs or the devil, Inf. go to pot, have seen better days, hit rock-bottom, Sl. be on the skids; (all from a position of importance, distinction, etc.) fall, descend, stumble, slide, slip, slump, plunge, plummet, flop, tumble, take a fall, Inf. come a cropper.
17. come down on
a. oppose, voice opposition, protest; disapprove, disfavor, discountenance, take a dim view of; reject, veto, Inf. give thumbs down to.b. scold, reprimand, reprove, rebuke, chide, upbraid, admonish, berate, tongue-lash; All Inf. call down, dress down, tell off, tell a thing or two, jump on or all over; All Sl. bawl out, chew out, lambaste, give what-for.
18. come down with
fall ill, take ill or sick, sicken, be stricken with; contract, catch, fall victim to, be stricken with.
19. come forward
volunteer, step forward, offer one's services, offer or present or proffer oneself, not wait to be asked, need no invitation or prodding.
20. come in
a. enter, step in, set foot in, cross the threshold, find one's way into, breeze in, Inf. barge in, Sl. bust in.b. penetrate, infiltrate, leak in, seep in, soak through; flow in, inflow, rush in, pour in, flood in.c. arrive, show up. See come(def.2).
21. come into
a. acquire, obtain. See come by.b. inherit, Chiefly Dial. heir, come in for, step into a fortune; succeed to, step into the shoes of.
22. come off
a. occur, happen, transpire; result. See come(def.4).b. acquit oneself, make one's mark, Inf. do oneself proud, Inf. do right by oneself.
23. come on
a. also, come upon, chance upon, happen upon, fall upon; find. See come(def.9a).b. progress, make progress, advance, proceed, get along, make steps or headway, make strides, forge ahead; develop, mature, ripen, age, fructify; flourish, thrive, bloom, blossom, fatten.c.(all of the stage) enter, make one's entrance, walk on, take the stage, Inf. hit the boards.
24. come out
a. appear, be published, be released, be in print.b. manifest or reveal oneself, show one's true colors, break cover, Sl. blow one's cover, Sl. come out of the closet, come out into the open.c. stand revealed, be revealed, be seen in its true light, become known, become public or common knowledge, leak out, get out; circulate, spread, get around, Inf. go the rounds.d. end, finish, conclude, terminate.e. debut, enter society.
25. come out with
a. confess, admit, acknowledge, own, Inf. own up, Sl. fessup, Sl. come clean, plead guilty; make a clean breast, take the load off one's mind, Inf. get it off one's chest, Inf. get it out of one's system; tell all, Inf. let it all hang out, Sl. sing, Sl. spill one's guts.b. disclose, divulge, make known, breathe, bring to light, shed light upon; expose, reveal, uncover, unmask; bring out, bring out into the open, open, lay open, let out, break the news, clear the air.
26. come over
a. affect, happen to, bother, pester, annoy, irritate, Sl. bug, Sl. hassle, Sl. bite, Sl. eat.b. visit, drop by. See come(def.11c).
27. come through
U.S. Slang. a. succeed, win, win out, triumph, prevail, weather the storm, Inf. beat the game or system; make the grade, rise to the occasion, Sl. cut the mustard, Sl. hack it; come off, Inf. make a hit, Sl. click, Sl. connect.b. meet expectations, fulfill requirements, justify hopes; bring [s.t.] off, Inf. pull [s.t.] off.
28. come to
a. revive, regain consciousness, come around, recover, awaken, stir.b. total, total up to, add up to, amount to, mount up to, run to.
29. come up
arise, rise up, turn up, crop up, spring up, Inf. pop up.
30. come up to
a. approach, near. See come(def.1).b. compare, compare to or with, admit of comparison, measure up to, match up to, hold up against, Inf. stack up against, Inf. hold a candle to.
31. come up with
a. reach, approach, near, draw near, close in.b. produce, supply, furnish, provide, equip.c. present, submit, put forward, advance, hold out; propose, suggest, think of, think up, put up, offer

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  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • come — ► VERB (past came; past part. come) 1) move, travel, or reach towards or into a place thought of as near or familiar to the speaker. 2) arrive. 3) happen; take place. 4) occupy or achieve a specified position in space, order, or priority: she… …   English terms dictionary

  • come — [kum] vi. came, come, coming [ME comen < OE cuman, akin to Goth qiman, Ger kommen < IE base * gwem , *gwā , to go, come > L venire, to come, Gr bainein, to go] 1. to move from a place thought of as “there” to or into a place thought of… …   English World dictionary

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  • come on — {v.} 1. To begin; appear. * /Rain came on toward morning./ * /He felt a cold coming on./ 2. To grow or do well; thrive. * /The wheat was coming on./ * /His business came on splendidly./ 3. or[come upon]. To meet accidentally; encounter; find. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come on — {v.} 1. To begin; appear. * /Rain came on toward morning./ * /He felt a cold coming on./ 2. To grow or do well; thrive. * /The wheat was coming on./ * /His business came on splendidly./ 3. or[come upon]. To meet accidentally; encounter; find. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come — O.E. cuman come, approach, land; come to oneself, recover; arrive; assemble (class IV strong verb; past tense cuom, com, pp. cumen), from P.Gmc. *kwem (Cf. O.S. cuman, O.Fris. kuma, M.Du. comen, Du. komen, O.H.G. queman, Ger. kommen, O.N. koma,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • come of — 1. To be a descendant of 2. To be the consequence of, arise or result from 3. To become of • • • Main Entry: ↑come * * * ˈcome of [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they come of …   Useful english dictionary


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