come off

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come off

verb

Definition of COME OFF

intransitive verb
1
a :  to acquit oneself :  fare <came off well in the contest>
b :  appear, seem
2
:  succeed <a television series that never came offTV Guide>
3
:  happen, occur
transitive verb
:  to have recently completed or recovered from <coming off a good year>

Examples of COME OFF

  1. <couldn't believe that the wedding would actually come off—they've been just dating for years>
  2. <the attempted revival of the city's downtown never really came off, and even more stores eventually closed>

First Known Use of COME OFF

1596

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