come at

Definition of come at

  1. 1 :  to move toward (someone) in a threatening or aggressive way They kept coming at me.

  2. 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. 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

  1. :  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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capable of being understood in two ways

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