come to

verb

Definition of come to

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to recover consciousness

  3. 2a :  to bring a ship's head nearer the wind :  luffb :  to come to anchor or to a stop

First Known Use of come to

circa 1572


Medical Dictionary

come to

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intransitive verb \ˈkəm-ˈtü\

Medical Definition of come to

  1. :  to recover consciousness



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