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      vb   , comes, coming, came, come   mainly intr  
1    to move towards a specified person or place  
come to my desk     
2    to arrive by movement or by making progress  
3    to become perceptible  
light came into the sky     
4    to occur in the course of time  
Christmas comes but once a year     
5    to exist or occur at a specific point in a series  
your turn comes next     
6    to happen as a result  
no good will come of this     
7    to originate or be derived  
good may come of evil     
8    to occur to the mind  
the truth suddenly came to me     
9    to extend or reach  
she comes up to my shoulder     
10    to be produced or offered  
that dress comes in red only     
11    to arrive at or be brought into a particular state or condition  
you will soon come to grief, the new timetable comes into effect on Monday     
12    foll by: from   to be or have been a resident or native (of)  
I come from London     
13    to become  
your wishes will come true     
14    tr; takes an infinitive   to be given awareness  
I came to realize its enormous value     
15    (of grain) to germinate  
16    Taboo slang   to have an orgasm  
17    tr     (Brit)  
informal   to play the part of  
don't come the fine gentleman with me     
18    tr     (Brit)  
informal   to cause or produce  
don't come that nonsense again     
19    subjunctive use   when (a specified time or event has arrived or begun)  
she'll be sixteen come Sunday, come the revolution, you'll be the first to go     
20 they come          the most characteristic example of a class or type  
21    come again?         
Informal   what did you say?  
22    come and   imperative or dependent imperative   to move towards a particular person or thing or accompany a person with some specified purpose  
come and see what I've found     
23    come clean  
Informal   to make a revelation or confession  
24    come good  
Informal   to recover and perform well after a bad start or setback  
25    come it  
a    to pretend; act a part  
b    to exaggerate  
c    often foll by: over   to try to impose (upon)  
d    to divulge a secret; inform the police  
26    come to light   to be revealed  
27    come to light with     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to find or produce  
28    come to pass  
Archaic   to take place  
29    how come?  
Informal   what is the reason that?  
30    an exclamation expressing annoyance, irritation, etc.  
come now!, come come!     
31    Taboo slang   semen,   (See also)        come about       come across       come along       come at       come away       comeback       come between       come by       comedown       come forward       come in       come into       come of       come off       come on       come out       come over       come round       come through       come to       come up       come upon  
     (Old English cuman; related to Old Norse koma, Gothic qiman, Old High German queman to come, Sanskrit gámati he goes)  
Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  


1    advance, appear, approach, arrive, become, draw near, enter, happen, materialize, move, move towards, near, occur, originate, show up     (informal)   turn out, turn up     (informal)  
2    appear, arrive, attain, enter, materialize, reach, show up     (informal)   turn up     (informal)  
3    fall, happen, occur, take place  
4    arise, emanate, emerge, end up, flow, issue, originate, result, turn out  
5    extend, reach  
6    be available, be made, be offered, be on offer, be produced  

come about     
arise, befall, come to pass, happen, occur, result, take place, transpire     (informal)  
come across     
bump into     (informal)   chance upon, discover, encounter, find, happen upon, hit upon, light upon, meet, notice, stumble upon, unearth  
come along     
develop, improve, mend, perk up, pick up, progress, rally, recover, recuperate  
come apart     
break, come unstuck, crumble, disintegrate, fall to pieces, give way, separate, split, tear  
come at  
1    attain, discover, find, grasp, reach  
2    assail, assault, attack, charge, fall upon, fly at, go for, light into, rush, rush at  
come back     
reappear, recur, re-enter, return  
come between     
alienate, divide, estrange, interfere, meddle, part, separate, set at odds  
come by     
acquire, get, land, lay hold of, obtain, procure, score     (slang)   secure, take possession of, win  
come clean     
acknowledge, admit, come out of the closet, confess, cough up     (slang)   'fess up     (U.S.)   get (something) off one's chest     (informal)   make a clean breast of, own up, reveal, sing     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   spill one's guts     (slang)  
come down  
1    decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, fall, go downhill, go to pot     (informal)   reduce, worsen  
2    choose, decide, favour, recommend  
come down on     
bawl out     (informal)   blast, carpet     (informal)   chew out     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   criticize, dress down     (informal)   give (someone) a rocket     (Brit. & N.Z. informal)   jump on     (informal)   lambast(e), put down, rap over the knuckles, read the riot act, rebuke, reprimand, tear into     (informal)   tear (someone) off a strip     (Brit. informal)  
come down to     
amount to, boil down to, end up as, result in  
come down with     
ail, be stricken with, catch, contract, fall ill, fall victim to, get, sicken, take, take sick  
come forward     
offer one's services, present or proffer oneself, volunteer  
come in     
appear, arrive, cross the threshold, enter, finish, reach, show up     (informal)  
come in for     
acquire, bear the brunt of, endure, get, receive, suffer  
come off     
go off, happen, occur, succeed, take place, transpire     (informal)  
come on  
1    advance, develop, improve, make headway, proceed, progress  
2    appear, begin, take place  
come out  
1    appear, be announced, be divulged, be issued, be published, be released, be reported, be revealed  
2    conclude, end, result, terminate  
come out with     
acknowledge, come clean, declare, disclose, divulge, lay open, own, own up, say  
come round  
1    accede, acquiesce, allow, concede, grant, mellow, relent, yield  
2    come to, rally, recover, regain consciousness, revive  
3    call, drop in, pop in, stop by, visit  
come through  
1    accomplish, achieve, make the grade     (informal)   prevail, succeed, triumph  
2    endure, survive, weather the storm, withstand  
come up     
arise, crop up, happen, occur, rise, spring up, turn up  
come up to     
admit of comparison with, approach, compare with, equal, match, measure up to, meet, resemble, rival, stand or bear comparison with  
come up with     
advance, create, discover, furnish, offer, present, produce, propose, provide, submit, suggest  

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come on
Slang; written abbreviation, there`s no difference in pronunciation for "c`mon "and "come on".
quit disobeying; start acting like someone would want to
E.g. Finally, her husband has come to heel and they will buy a new car, as she wants.
consider something seriously and start taking actions about it
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
anyone with a good definition ?
a very creative person; someone who is always able to come up with fresh ideas
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
to speak or utter again ; (poetic) to answer, to echo
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
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