come about

come about


Definition of COME ABOUT

intransitive verb
:  happen
:  to change direction <the wind has come about into the north>
:  to shift to a new tack

Examples of COME ABOUT

  1. <how did all this come about?>

First Known Use of COME ABOUT

14th century


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