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1. come [ v ] move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Examples: "He came singing down the road" "Come with me to the Casbah" "come down here!" "come out of the closet!" "come into the room"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

The TEA estimated there would be 182 scholastics to attend the day_school in Dallas_County , saving them from coming to Austin to live in the state deaf school .

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

While working_out in Sylvania a swelling developed in the knee and he came here to consult the team physician .

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

Despite the recession , Pittsburgh came into town with this imposing list of averages : Smoky_Burgess .455 , Gino_Cimoli .389 , Bill_Virdon .340 , Bob_Clemente and Dick_Groat , each .323 , Dick_Stuart .306 , Don_Hoak .280 and Bob_Skinner .267 .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

As_long_as audiences came to see the movement , there seemed little reason to adventure further .

The `` moving '' picture of the train or the wave coming at the audience is , to_be_sure , more intense than a still picture of the same subject , but the difference is really one of degree ; the cinematic element of time is merely used to increase the realism of an object which would still be reasonably realistic in a still photo .

Synonyms come come_up Related Terms go travel approach approach address emanate succeed attach_to survive surface rise come_in approach

2. come [ v ] reach a destination; arrive by movement or by making progress
Examples: "She arrived home at 7 o'clock" "He got into college" "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

The impression has nevertheless been given during these three days , despite Mr._Rusk 's personal popularity , that the United_States delegation came to Oslo in a somewhat tentative and exploratory frame_of_mind , more ready_to listen and learn than to enunciate firm policy on a global scale with detailed application to individual danger spots .

(The Providence Journal...)

He suggested that without the Socialist_Party ever gaining a national victory , most_of its original program has come to pass under both major parties .

(Newark Evening News,...)

Nothing that Plainfield last year had lost the Mack_Truck_Co. plant , he said industry will not come into this state until there is tax reform .

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans],...)

Barnett , who came into office with no previous experience in_public administration , has surrounded himself with confusion which not_only keeps his foes guessing but his friends as_well .

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

Mrs._Hamm will not come from Vero_Beach , Fla. , for the wedding .

Synonyms come get arrive Related Terms leave reach land land pull_in drive_in plump_in roll_up land flood_in get advent arrival

3. come [ v ] come to pass; arrive, as in due course
Examples: "The first success came three days later" "It came as a shock" "Dawn comes early in June"

Used in print:

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

Mays ' day came a day earlier for Willie than for the kids and Commies this year .


`` If the day should ever come that foreign invaders swarm ashore along the Gulf_Coast '' , the account reads , `` they can count_on heavy opposition from a group of commando trained telephone employees - all girls .

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

Yet such is the dramatic power of his writing that the audience is nevertheless left in the grip of the terrible power and potency of that which came over Salem .

For this does not account_for the integral , elemental power of that which grows with abounding vigor as the play unfolds , nor does it explain the strange numinous sense of presentness which comes over those who watch the play like a spell .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

From many sides come remarks that Protestant churches are badly attended and the large medieval cathedrals look all_but empty during services .

Synonyms come Related Terms anticipate happen fall approach

4. come [ v ] reach a state, relation, or condition
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(Los Angeles Times...)

Her days as an art_student at the University of Budapest came to a sudden end during the Hungarian uprisings in 1957 and she and her husband Stephen fled to Vienna .

(The Christian Science Monitor...)

The small shaft of blue had drifted down and come to rest at his feet .

(Newark Evening News...)

If the world comes to this , would n't it be the very time when courage and American know-how would be needed to help survivors rebuild ?

(National Review, xi: 26...)

So you yourself must seek these objective data , and come to your own conclusions .


As the girls come to belly_dancing from this and other origins , the melting_pot has never bubbled more intriguingly .

Synonyms come Related Terms change

5. come [ v ] to be the product or result
Examples: "Melons come from a vine" "Understanding comes from experience"

Used in print:

(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

This rule providing_for a blackout of televised baseball 30_minutes before the start of a major or minor_league game in any area comes from the game 's top rulers .

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

The pressure may come from muscles , tendons , or bones anywhere from the neck to the hand .

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

`` Whence , then , comes the substance of the first man ?

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

This comes not alone from high-set , high-rep training , but from certain definition specialization exercises which the champion selects for himself with the knowledge of exactly what works best for him .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

The knowledge that most Americans have of folklore comes through contact with commercial propagandists and a_few energetic amateurs and collectors .

Synonyms come follow Related Terms originate

6. come [ v ] enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

The spirit of the Marine_Corps was present and operative before any of the present members of_it came into it .

It is they , of_course , who keep it alive and preserve it so the same spirit will continue to be present in the Corps for future recruits to find as they come into it .

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

When the front knee is straight and locked , allow it to bend again until you feel the bar come lightly into contact with the sides of the Power_Stands .

(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)

To interpret , indeed , the era from 1000 to 800 as a period mainly of consolidation may be a necessary but unfortunate defect born of our lack of detailed information ; if we could see more deeply , we probably would find many side issues and wrong turnings which came to an end within the period .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

Yet it could not have been more than a matter of seconds , and then the front of the British army came into view .

Synonyms come Related Terms become

7. come [ v ] come forth
Examples: "A scream came from the woman's mouth" "His breath came hard"

Used in print:

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

The dust thick saliva came from his mouth like balled cotton .

Synonyms come issue_forth

8. come [ v ] be found or available
Examples: "These shoes come in three colors The furniture comes unassembled"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

They come in crisp basket_weaves in natural honey hues , along with lacy open weaves with a lustre finish in natural , white , black and a whole range of colors .

Synonyms come Related Terms exist

9. come [ v ] be a native of
Examples: "She hails from Kalamazoo"

Used in print:

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

We do n't ' low nigras to walk on the same sidewalk with white_men where I come from ' .

He said to the Secretary , `` I understand you came from a little Pennsylvania town near Wilkes-Barre .

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

She thought she was bigger than we are because she came from Torino '' .

Synonyms come hail Related Terms be derive

10. come [ v ] come from
Examples: "The present name derives from an older form"

Used in print:

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

The telephone was in the study but the ringing came from the hall .

Synonyms come derive Related Terms evolve evolve derive deriving

11. come [ v ] extend or reach
Examples: "The water came up to my waist" "The sleeves come to your knuckles"

Used in print:

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

If anything may be predicted in the quicksilver world of retailing , it seems likely that the suburban branch will come to dominate children 's clothing ( taking the kid downtown is too_much of a production ) , household gadgetry and the discount_business in big-ticket items .

(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)

The slow tapping of a cane on the stone steps coming up to the tower interrupted his reverie .

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

In_particular he sought the gentle , sweet-faced nuns , with head_coverings and veils coming to the middle of their foreheads , remembering their expressions until he reached home and set them down on paper .

Synonyms come Related Terms run

12. come [ v ] exist or occur in a certain point in a series
Examples: "Next came the student from France"

Used in print:

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

Then came their bathroom , and then a bedroom that , judging by the photographs on the walls , must belong_to Mme_Cestre .

Synonyms come Related Terms be

13. come [ v ] cover a certain distance
Examples: : "She came a long way"

Used in print:

(Mary Savage, Just for Tonight....)

She seemed to have come such a long distance - too far for her destination which had wilfully been swallowed_up in the greedy gloom of the trees .

Synonyms come Related Terms travel

14. come [ v ] develop into
Examples: "This idea will never amount to anything" "nothing came of his grandiose plans"

Used in print:

(Thomas B. Dewey, Hunter at Large....)

Actually it was no_more_than eight or ten minutes , and the sum of his reasoning came to this :

Synonyms add_up amount come Related Terms become aggregate

15. come [ v ] come under, be classified or included
Examples: "fall into a category" "This comes under a new heading"

Used in print:

(The Wall Street Journal...)

The Revenue Service said the addition of the attachment does not keep the range from coming under the Federal manufacturers ' excise_tax on household-type appliances .

(The Horseman and Fair World, 84:46...)

Majestic Pick comes next , with a mile in 2 : 30 - : 33.2 .

Synonyms fall come Related Terms be

16. come [ v ] happen as a result
Examples: "Nothing good will come of this"

Used in print:

(Los Angeles Times...)

Out of_this session may come :

(Eugene Burdick, "The Invisible Aborigine"...)

I do not know if such a way_of_life can come to be a self-conscious challenge , but I suspect that it can .

Synonyms come Related Terms result

17. come [ v ] come to one's mind; suggest itself
Examples: "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary" "A great idea then came to her"

Synonyms occur come Related Terms become

18. come [ v ] add up in number or quantity
Examples: "The bills amounted to $2,000" "The bill came to $2,000"

Used in print:

(The Sun, [Baltimore]...)

The current monthly payroll comes to about $ 15000000 .

Synonyms total number amount come add_up Related Terms be average outnumber make work_out number number sum sum

19. come [ v ] come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
Examples: "She was descended from an old Italian noble family" "he comes from humble origins"

Synonyms descend come derive Related Terms hail derive derivation descendant descent ancestry

20. come [ v ] be received, as of news on the radio or television
Examples: "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

Used in print:

(A. A. Fair, Bachelors Get Lonely....)

His signal was coming loud and clear and_then all_of_a_sudden it turned to a buzz .

Synonyms come_in come Related Terms arrive

21. come [ v ] proceed or get along
Examples: "How is she doing in her new job?" "How are you making out in graduate school?" "He's come a long way"

Synonyms do get_along fare make_out come Related Terms proceed

22. come [ v ] experience orgasm
Examples: "she could not come because she was too upset"

Synonyms come Related Terms experience orgasm

23. come [ v ] have a certain priority
Examples: "My family comes first"

Synonyms come Related Terms rank

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