come from

phrasal verb
came from; come from; coming from; comes from

Definition of come from

1 : to have (a specified origin or source) Wine comes from grapes. English words come from a wide variety of sources. often used to describe a person's family She comes from a wealthy family.He comes from a long line of entertainers.
2 : to be the result of (something) I'm not surprised that you don't feel well. That's what comes from not eating the right kinds of food.
3 : to be from (a place) She comes (originally) from a small southern town. The people who attend the convention come from countries all around the world. Where did this wine come from? There was a bad smell coming from the basement. sometimes used figuratively with respect to someone's thinking or point of view (informal) I understand where you're coming from.
4 : to be said or told by (someone) This information comes from a person I trust.

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