Definition of come at
1 : to move toward (someone) in a threatening or aggressive way They kept coming at me.
2 : to be directed at or toward (someone) The questions kept coming at him so quickly that he didn't know how to respond to them.
3 : to begin to deal with or think about (something) We need to come at these problems from a different angle.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move toward something : approach
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
: to reach a particular station in a series
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