come across

came across; come across; coming across; comes across

Definition of come across

intransitive verb

1 : to give over or furnish something demanded especially : to pay over money
2 : to produce an impression comes across as a good speaker

First Known Use of come across

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Come across.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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