come


come
come VERB (past came; past part. come) 1) move, travel, or reach towards or into a place thought of as near or familiar to the speaker. 2) arrive. 3) happen; take place. 4) occupy or achieve a specified position in space, order, or priority: she came second. 5) pass into a specified state or reach a certain condition or state of mind: his shirt came undone. 6) be sold or available in a specified form. 7) (also come, come) said to correct, reassure, or urge on someone. 8) (coming) likely to be important or successful in the future: a coming man. 9) informal have an orgasm.
PREPOSITION informal when a specified time is reached or event happens.
NOUN informal semen ejaculated at an orgasm.
come about — Cf. come about
come across — Cf. ↑come across
come back — Cf. ↑come back
come by — Cf. ↑come by
come down on — Cf. ↑come down on
come down to — Cf. ↑come down to
come forward — Cf. ↑come forward
come from — Cf. ↑come from
come in — Cf. ↑come in
come in for — Cf. ↑come in for
come into — Cf. ↑come into
come of — Cf. ↑come of
come off — Cf. ↑come off
come off it — Cf. ↑come off it
come on — Cf. ↑come on
come on to — Cf. ↑come on to
come out — Cf. ↑come out
come out with — Cf. ↑come out with
come over — Cf. ↑come over
come round chiefly Brit. (chiefly US also come around) — Cf. ↑come round
come to — Cf. ↑come to
come to pass — Cf. ↑come to pass
come up — Cf. ↑come up
come up with — Cf. ↑come up with
come upon — Cf. ↑come upon
come what may — Cf. ↑come what may
have it coming (to one) — Cf. ↑have it coming to one
ORIGIN Old English.

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  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • come — [kum] vi. came, come, coming [ME comen < OE cuman, akin to Goth qiman, Ger kommen < IE base * gwem , *gwā , to go, come > L venire, to come, Gr bainein, to go] 1. to move from a place thought of as “there” to or into a place thought of… …   English World dictionary

  • Come On — may refer to: Come On (How I Met Your Mother), an episode of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother Come On (game), a video game for the Vii A sexual advance or flirtatious remark A catch phrase frequently used by the character Gob Bluth in the TV… …   Wikipedia

  • Come to Me — «Come to Me» Сингл Дидди при участии Николь Шерз …   Википедия

  • Come To Me — «Come to Me» Сингл Diddy при участии Nicole Scherzinger c альбома «Press Play» Выпущен …   Википедия

  • come on — {v.} 1. To begin; appear. * /Rain came on toward morning./ * /He felt a cold coming on./ 2. To grow or do well; thrive. * /The wheat was coming on./ * /His business came on splendidly./ 3. or[come upon]. To meet accidentally; encounter; find. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come on — {v.} 1. To begin; appear. * /Rain came on toward morning./ * /He felt a cold coming on./ 2. To grow or do well; thrive. * /The wheat was coming on./ * /His business came on splendidly./ 3. or[come upon]. To meet accidentally; encounter; find. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come — O.E. cuman come, approach, land; come to oneself, recover; arrive; assemble (class IV strong verb; past tense cuom, com, pp. cumen), from P.Gmc. *kwem (Cf. O.S. cuman, O.Fris. kuma, M.Du. comen, Du. komen, O.H.G. queman, Ger. kommen, O.N. koma,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • come of — 1. To be a descendant of 2. To be the consequence of, arise or result from 3. To become of • • • Main Entry: ↑come * * * ˈcome of [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they come of …   Useful english dictionary


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