come across

verb
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

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First Known Use of come across

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of come across was in 1878

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“Come across.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20across. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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