come off

verb

Definition of come off

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to acquit oneself :  fare came off well in the contestb :  appear, seem

  3. 2 :  succeed a television series that never came offTV Guide

  4. 3 :  happen, occur

  5. transitive verb
  6. :  to have recently completed or recovered from coming off a good year

Examples of come off in a sentence

  1. couldn't believe that the wedding would actually come off—they've been just dating for years

  2. the attempted revival of the city's downtown never really came off, and even more stores eventually closed

1596

First Known Use of come off

1596



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