1. [ verb ] appear or become visible; make a showing
Synonyms: come_on show_up turn_up surface

"She turned up at the funeral" "I hope the list key is going to surface again"

Related terms: appear open
2. [ verb ] be issued or published, as of news in a paper, a book, or a movie
Synonyms: appear

"Did your latest book appear yet?" "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet"

Related terms: happen
3. [ verb ] come out of
Synonyms: emerge issue come_forth go_forth egress

"Water issued from the hole in the wall" "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

Related terms: escape radiate debouch fall leak exit emergence egress
4. [ verb ] prove to be in the result or end
Synonyms: turn_out

"How will the game turn out?"

Related terms: end terminate work_out eventuate
5. [ verb ] take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
Synonyms: place come_in

"Jerry came in third in the Marathon"

Related terms: rank place
6. [ verb ] come forth or out
Synonyms: fall_out pop_out

"You stick the coins in, but they come out again" "His hair and teeth fell out"

Related terms: issue
7. [ verb ] make oneself visible; take action
Synonyms: come_to_the_fore come_forward step_forward step_to_the_fore step_up

"Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"

Related terms: act
8. [ verb ] bulge outward
Synonyms: pop bug_out bulge bulge_out pop_out protrude

"His eyes popped"

Related terms: change_shape bulge
9. [ verb ] (sexuality) to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
Synonyms: out come_out_of_the_closet

"This actor outed last year"

Related terms: disclose
10. [ verb ] be made known; be disclosed or revealed
Synonyms: out

"The truth will out"

11. [ verb ] as of teeth, for example
Synonyms: erupt push_through break_through

"The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"

Related terms: appear dehisce flare eruption
Similar spelling:   come_to