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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
come (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to move toward something - approach come here
b) to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose - come see us come and see what's going on
c) (1) to reach a particular station in a series - now we come to the section on health
(2) to arrive in due course - the time has come
d) (1) to approach in kind or quality - this comes near perfection
(2) to reach a condition or conclusion - came to regard him as a friend come to think of it, you may be right
e) (1) to advance toward accomplishment - come along the job is coming nicely
(2) to advance in a particular manner - come running when I call
(3) to advance, rise, or improve in rank or condition - has come a long way
f) - extend her dress came to her ankles
2.
a) (1) to arrive at a particular place, end, result, or conclusion - came to his senses come untied
(2) - amount the taxes on it come to more than it's worth
b) (1) to appear to the mind - the answer came to them
(2) to appear on a scene make an appearance - children come equipped to learn any language
c) (1) - happen occur no harm will come to you
(2) to come to pass take place - used in the subjunctive with inverted subject and verb to express the particular time or occasion come spring the days will be longer
d) - originate arise wine comes from grapes they come of sturdy stock
e) to enter or assume a condition, position, or relation - artillery came into action
f) to fall within a field of view or a range of application - this comes within the terms of the treaty
g) to issue forth - a sob came from her throat
h) to take form - churn till the butter comes
i) to be available - this model comes in several sizes as good as they come
j) often vulgar to experience orgasm
3.
to fall to a person in a division or inheritance of property
4.
obsolete to become moved favorably - relent
5.
to turn out to be - good clothes don't come cheap
6.
transitive verb
- become a dream that came true
1.
to approach or be near (an age) - a child coming eight years old
2.
to take on the aspect of - come the stern parent
come (noun)
1.
often vulgar - semen
2.
often vulgar - orgasm
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
come (verb)
1.
to move closer to
SYNONIMS:
advance, approach, near, nigh
RELATED WORDS:
drop in, enter, pop (in)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
depart, exit, leave
go, recede (from), retreat, withdraw
come (verb)
2.
to get to a destination
SYNONIMS:
appear, arrive, get in, get through, land, show up, turn up
RELATED WORDS:
fetch, hit, make, reach; pull in, touch down; debark, disembark; barge (in), blow in, breeze (in), burst (in into), waltz (in); check in, clock (in)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
check out, clock (out); flee, vamoose
go, leave
come (verb)
3.
to eventually have as a state or quality
SYNONIMS:
come, get, go, grow, run, turn, wax
RELATED WORDS:
alter, change, metamorphose, modify, mutate, transfigure, transform, transmute
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abide, be, continue, linger, remain, stay
come (verb)
4.
to take place
SYNONIMS:
be, befall, betide, chance, come, come about, come down, come off, cook, do, go down, go on, hap, occur, pass, transpire
RELATED WORDS:
break, develop, rise, shape (up); arise, come up, crop (up), materialize, spring (up); intervene; fall out, follow, result, turn out; go off, proceed
come (verb)
5.
to move forward along a course
SYNONIMS:
advance, come, come along, do, fare, forge, get along, get on, go along, go off, march, pace, proceed, progress
RELATED WORDS:
accelerate, fast-forward, speed; approach, near; journey, pass, repair, run, travel, wend; actuate, drive, impel, propel, push; take out
NEAR ANTONYMS:
arrest, balk, block, check, detain, halt, hinder, hold back, impede, nip, obstruct, slow (down up), stem; repress, retard, stunt, suppress; delay, interrupt, stall; cramp, hamper, inhibit; cease, let up, pause; regress; wait
remain, stand, stay, stop
come (verb)
1.
to have a total of
SYNONIMS:
add up (to), aggregate, come (to), count (up to), number, sum (to into), total
RELATED WORDS:
average, equal, measure, reach; compose, comprise, constitute, make up
come (verb)
2.
to be the same in meaning or effect
SYNONIMS:
add up (to), come (to), correspond (to), emulate, equal
RELATED WORDS:
approach, match, measure (up), meet, rival, touch; connote, denote, express, import, mean, signify, smack (of), spell, suggest
come (verb)
3.
to enter the mind of
SYNONIMS:
come (to), cross, dawn (on), strike
RELATED WORDS:
recall, recollect, remember, reminisce; con, learn, memorize; appear, arrive, emerge, materialize
NEAR ANTONYMS:
forget, unlearn; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook
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