come to

verb

came to; come to; coming to; comes to

intransitive verb

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

Examples of come to in a Sentence

after being in a coma for months, the patient quite unexpectedly came to

Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of come to was in 1805

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Cite this Entry

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

Kids Definition

come to

verb
: to recover consciousness

Medical Definition

come to

intransitive verb
: to recover consciousness

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