come from

Definition of come from

  1. 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. 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. 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. 4 :  to be said or told by (someone) This information comes from a person I trust.

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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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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