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Dictionary definition for: Come

1. (v) 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"

2. (v) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o''clock" "She didn''t get to Chicago until after midnight"

3. (v) 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"

4. (v) 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. (v) to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine" "Understanding comes from experience"

6. (v) 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"

7. (v) be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"

8. (v) come forth; "A scream came from the woman''s mouth" "His breath came hard"

9. (v) be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"

10. (v) extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist" "The sleeves come to your knuckles"

11. (v) exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"

12. (v) 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"

13. (v) cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"

14. (v) come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category" "This comes under a new heading"

15. (v) happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"

16. (v) add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000" "The bill came to $2,000"

17. (v) develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything" "nothing came of his grandiose plans"

18. (v) be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

19. (v) come to one''s mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary" "A great idea then came to her"

20. (v) 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"

21. (v) experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"

22. (v) have a certain priority; "My family comes first"

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