come


come

verb (used without object), came, come, com·ing.

  1. to approach or move toward a particular person or place: Come here. Don’t come any closer!
  2. to arrive by movement or in the course of progress: The train from Boston is coming.
  3. to approach or arrive in time, in succession, etc.: Christmas comes once a year. I’ll come to your question next.
  4. to move into view; appear.
  5. to extend; reach: The dress comes to her knees.
  6. to take place; occur; happen: Success comes to those who strive.
  7. to occur at a certain point, position, etc.: Tuesday comes after Monday. Her aria comes in the third act.
  8. to be available, produced, offered, etc.: Toothpaste comes in a tube.
  9. to occur to the mind: The idea just came to me.
  10. to befall: They promised no harm would come to us.
  11. to issue; emanate; be derived: Peaches come from trees. Good results do not come from careless work.
  12. to arrive or appear as a result: This comes of carelessness.
  13. to enter or be brought into a specified state or condition: to come into popular use.
  14. to do or manage; fare: She’s coming along well with her work.
  15. to enter into being or existence; be born: The baby came at dawn.
  16. to have been a resident or to be a native of (usually followed by from): She comes from Florida.
  17. to become: His shoes came untied.
  18. to seem to become: His fears made the menacing statues come alive. The work will come easy with a little practice.
  19. (used in the imperative to call attention or to express impatience, anger, remonstrance, etc.): Come, that will do!
  20. to germinate, as grain.
  21. Informal. to have an orgasm.

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