Synonyms and Antonyms of come by
1 to make a brief visit come by after work and I'll give you some clothes for the rummage sale Synonyms of come by call, come over, drop by, drop in, pop (in), run (over), run in, step in, stop (by or in), visitWords Related to come by barge (in); look up, see; bop (into), happen (by); frequent, hang (at), haunt, resort (to)
2 to receive as return for effort a literary award like that isn't easy to come by Synonyms of come by acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, earn, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winWords Related to come by clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms of come by accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms of come by forfeit, lose
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