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come

 
pronunciation:
kuhm
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
come across, come around, come round, 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 travel to and arrive at a particular place in order to do a specific thing.
I came here to get some information.By the time the firefighters came, the house was in full blaze.
definition 3: to arrive or enter.
The guests came sometime during the night.Here comes the bus.There comes a time in most people's lives when they want to make a change.
synonyms:
appear, arrive, enter, show up
antonyms:
go, leave
similar words:
check in, clock in, get
definition 4: to join others at an event or for some activity.
I'm going to the lake this Saturday. Do you want to come?She gave a party, but very few people came.Why didn't you come to the meeting this morning?
definition 5: to move into perception; appear.
The light came early.
synonyms:
appear
antonyms:
disappear, go
similar words:
dawn, emerge, happen, loom, occur, set in
definition 6: 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 7: 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 8: to issue or originate (usu. fol. by from).
She comes from Japan.
similar words:
emanate, issue, originate
definition 9: to be perceived by the mind.
His name came to me suddenly.
synonyms:
dawn on, occur, strike
similar words:
hit
definition 10: (slang) to have an orgasm.
synonyms:
climax
phrase: come across
phrase: come around
phrase: come round
phrase: come out
phrase: come to
phrase: come up
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (slang) semen.
synonyms:
semen