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Definition

[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"
[v] be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"
[v] happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"
[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"
[v] have a certain priority; "My family comes first"
[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"
[v] cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"
[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"
[v] reach a destination; arrive by movement or by making progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "He got into college"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
[v] be received, as of news on the radio or television; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"
[v] experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"
[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"
[v] to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
[v] develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
[v] add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
[v] extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"
[v] come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
[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"
[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"
[v] be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"
[v] exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"
[v] come forth; "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard"

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