come in


come in

verb

Definition of COME IN

intransitive verb
1
a :  to arrive on a scene <new models coming in>
b :  to become available <data began coming in>
2
:  to place among those finishing <came in last>
3
a :  to function in an indicated manner <come in handy>
b of a telecommunications signal :  to be received <came in loud and clear>
4
:  to assume a role or function <that's where you come in>
5
:  to attain maturity, fruitfulness, or production
come in for
:  to become subject to <came in for harsh criticism>

First Known Use of COME IN

13th century

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