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come about

verb

Definition of come about

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  happen

  3. 2 :  to change direction <the wind has come about into the north>

  4. 3 :  to shift to a new tack



Examples of come about in a sentence

  1. <how did all this come about?>



14th Century

First Known Use of come about

14th century

Rhymes with come about

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