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come into one's own

Definition of come into one's own

  1. :  to begin to have the kind of success that one is capable of having :  to become very skillful, successful, etc. <She has really started to come into her own recently.> <The company was struggling for many months, but now it really seems to be coming into its own.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

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