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come in

verb

Definition of come in

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to arrive on a scene <new models coming in> b :  to become available <data began coming in>

  3. 2 :  to place among those finishing <came in last>

  4. 3 a :  to function in an indicated manner <come in handy> b of a telecommunications signal :  to be received <came in loud and clear>

  5. 4 :  to assume a role or function <that's where you come in>

  6. 5 :  to attain maturity, fruitfulness, or production

come in for
  1. :  to become subject to <came in for harsh criticism>



13th Century

First Known Use of come in

13th century


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