Dictionary and Thesaurus

  Definition of Come
  1. come to pass; arrive, as in due course; "The first success came three days later"; "It came as a shock"; "Dawn comes early in June"
  2. be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"
  3. happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"
  4. reach a state, relation, or condition; "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"
  5. have a certain priority; "My family comes first"
  6. come to one''s mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"
  7. cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"
  8. move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
  9. reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o''clock"; "She didn''t get to Chicago until after midnight"
  10. be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"
  11. experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"
  12. proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He''s come a long way"
  13. to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
  14. develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
  15. add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
  16. extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"
  17. come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
  18. enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position; "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"
  19. come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins"
  20. be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"
  21. exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"
  22. come forth; "A scream came from the woman''s mouth"; "His breath came hard"
Similar Words: occur, come up, arrive, get, come in, do, fare, make out, get along, follow, add up, amount, total, number, fall, derive, descend, hail, issue forth


See Also: attach to, accompany, come with, go with, succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods, come in, survive, pull through, pull round, make it, rise, come up, uprise, ascend, surface, rise up


Hyponyms: fall, descend, settle, emanate, address, accost, come up to, approach, come near, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, land, set down, drive in, put down, bring down, set ashore, shore, roll up, come in, reach, hit, attain, flood in, pull in, get in, move in, draw in, plump in, aggregate, work out, outnumber, average, average out, make


Grouped Verbs: get, hail, derive, descend, follow


Derivational Morphology: approach, approaching, coming, arrival, arriver, comer, advent, orgasm, climax, sum, amount, total, measure, quantity, numeral, number, figure, totality, aggregate, descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation, line, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock, descendant, descendent, derivation


Language Translations:
Basque: etorri   Chinese:  
Dutch: komen   Esperanto: veni  
Estonian: tulema   Finnish: tulla  
French: venir   German: kommen  
Greek: έρχομαι   Hebrew: לבוא  
Hindi: आना   Hungarian: jön  
Ido: venar   Indonesian: datang  
Irish: tar   Italian: venire  
Japanese: 来る   Korean: 오다  
Kurdish: hatin   Latin: venire  
Malay: datang   Polish: przychodzić  
Portuguese: vir   Romanian: veni  
Russian: приходить   Slovene: priti  
Spanish: venir   Swedish: komma  
Turkish: gelmek   Yiddish: קומען  
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