: to move toward something : approach
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
Come see us.
Come and see what's going on.
: to reach a particular station in a series
Now we come to the section on health.
: to arrive in due course
The time has come to make your decision.
Has the mail come yet?
: to approach in kind or quality
This comes near perfection.
: to reach a condition or conclusion
came to regard him as a friend
Come to think of it, you may be right.
The screw came loose.
: to advance toward accomplishment : come along
The job is coming nicely.
: to advance in a particular manner
Come running when I call.
: to advance, rise, or improve in rank or condition
has come a long way
Her dress came to her ankles.
: to arrive at a particular place, end, result, or conclusion
came to his senses
He came to regret his choice.
The taxes on it come to more than it's worth.
: to appear to the mind
The answer came to them.
: to appear on a scene : make an appearance
Children come equipped to learn any language.
: to enter or assume a condition, position, or relation
The artillery came into action.
: to fall within a field of view or a range of application
This comes within the terms of the treaty.
: to issue forth
A sob came from her throat.
: to take form
Churn till the butter comes.
: to be available
This model comes in several sizes.
as good as they come
or less commonly cum often vulgar : to experience orgasm
: to fall to a person in a division or inheritance of property
Several thousand dollars came to him from his uncle.
: to turn out to be
Good clothes don't come cheap.
: to approach or be near (an age)
a child coming eight years old
: to take on the aspect of
come the stern parent
Examples of come in a Sentence
Verb Please come here for a minute. I want to show you something. She came quietly into the room. He came home late again last night. The dog began to growl as we came closer. The captain of the ship invited us to come aboard. People come from all over the country to see him. Some people came by car while others came by plane. Why don't you come and stay with us for a while? About a hundred people are coming to the wedding. People come many miles to visit the shrine. See More
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