come around


came around; come around; coming around; comes around

Examples of come around in a Sentence

she came around surprisingly quickly after falling off the horse
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Word History

First Known Use

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of come around was in 1773

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Cite this Entry

“Come around.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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