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come across

come across

 
See:
come
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to discover or find by chance.
I came across a new recipe in that magazine.
synonyms:
discover, encounter, find, happen upon, run across, stumble upon
similar words:
bump into, hit, locate, meet
definition 2: to make or give an impression; seem.
He comes across as a shy person.
synonyms:
appear, look, seem
similar words:
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