come over

verb

came over; come over; coming over; comes over

intransitive verb

1
a
: to change from one side (as of a controversy) to the other
b
: to visit casually : drop in
come over whenever you like
2
British : become

Examples of come over in a Sentence

come over sometime and I'll show you my garden
Recent Examples on the Web There’s no greater feeling than having someone come over and pick some grapes off the vine at Ophelia’s Blue Vine and taste them and have the experience. Anna Spoerre, Kansas City Star, 12 Apr. 2024 Jim and Kim Cooper had come over from New Hampton, New Hampshire, their first time doing more than just driving through the town locals call St. Jays. Karen Weintraub, USA TODAY, 9 Apr. 2024 The key moment, when the narrator meets Christ, is a window scene, like where a person is reading a comic and the love of their life comes over and asks to read the comic with them. Hazlitt, 3 Apr. 2024 The motion comes over two years after 10 people died and hundreds of others were injured during Scott’s performance in November 2021. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 28 Mar. 2024 The victim was hanging out at his friend’s house on Mescalero Apache land in May 2022 when Dennett Jerome Chee, a member of the Mescalero Apache Tribe, and another man came over, according to a March 26 news release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Mexico. Paloma Chavez, Sacramento Bee, 27 Mar. 2024 Then Pinegar and the other witness came over and confronted them. Katie Hill, Outdoor Life, 4 Apr. 2024 In the video above, her nephew Lloyd, his wife Tash and Flynn came over to surprise her with the news. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 28 Mar. 2024 Her parents came from big families, and her cousins often came over, adding to the hubbub. Riley Robinson, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of come over was in 1576

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“Come over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20over. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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