come to

verb

Definition of come to

1 : to recover consciousness
2 a : to bring a ship's head nearer the wind : luff
b : to come to anchor or to a stop

First Known Use of come to

1805

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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come to Synonyms

Near Antonyms

black out, faint, pass out;


Medical Dictionary

come to

intransitive verb \ ˈkəm-ˈtü \

medical Definition of come to

: to recover consciousness


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