come in

verb

Definition of come in

intransitive verb
1 a :to arrive on a scene
  • new models coming in
b :to become available
  • data began coming in
2 :to place among those finishing
  • came in last
3 a :to function in an indicated manner
  • come in handy
b of a telecommunications signal :to be received
  • came in loud and clear
4 :to assume a role or function
  • that's where you come in
5 :to attain maturity, fruitfulness, or production
come in for
:to become subject to
  • came in for harsh criticism

First Known Use of come in

13th century


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