Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
come

come

 
pronunciation:
kuhm
phrases:
come across, come round, come around, come out, come to, come up
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: comes, coming, came, come
definition 1: to move toward the location of the speaker; approach.
Come here so I can look at you!
synonyms:
advance, approach, draw near, near
antonyms:
withdraw
similar words:
move
definition 2: to arrive or enter.
The guests came during the night.Here comes the bus.
synonyms:
appear, arrive, enter, show up
antonyms:
go, leave
similar words:
check in, clock in, get
definition 3: to move into perception; appear.
The light came early.
synonyms:
appear
antonyms:
disappear, go
similar words:
dawn, emerge, happen, loom, occur, set in
definition 4: to extend or reach (usu. fol. by to).
Her hair comes to her shoulders.
synonyms:
extend, reach, stretch
similar words:
cover, go, range, run
definition 5: to exist in a specific place or position in relation to other things or persons.
The movie we want to see comes after this one.
synonyms:
fall, happen, occur
similar words:
ensue, follow, precede
definition 6: to issue or originate (usu. fol. by from).
She comes from Japan.
similar words:
emanate, issue, originate
definition 7: to be perceived by the mind.
His name came to me suddenly.
synonyms:
dawn on, occur, strike
similar words:
hit
phrase: come across
phrase: come round
phrase: come around
phrase: come out
phrase: come to
phrase: come up