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come across

verb

Definition of come across

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give over or furnish something demanded; especially :  to pay over money

  3. 2 :  to produce an impression <comes across as a good speaker>

  4. 3 :  come through 2



1878

First Known Use of come across

1878



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