1: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room" [syn: come up] [ant: go]
2: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight" [syn: arrive, get] [ant: leave]
3: come to pass; arrive, as in due course; "The first success came three days later"; "It came as a shock"; "Dawn comes early in June"
4: reach a state, relation, or condition; "The water came to a boil"; "We came to understand the true meaning of life"; "Their anger came to a boil"; "I came to realize the true meaning of life"
5: to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience" [syn: follow]
6: enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position; "He came into contact with a terrorist group"; "The shoes came
untied"; "I came to see his point of view"; "her face went red with anger"; "The knot came loose"; "Your wish will come true"
7: be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"
8: come forth; "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard" [syn: issue forth]
9: be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo" [syn: hail]
10: extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"
11: exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"
12: come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins" [syn: derive, descend]
13: cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"
14: come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading" [syn: fall]
15: happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"
16: add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000" [syn: total, number, add up, amount]
17: develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans" [syn: add up, amount]
18: be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda" [syn: come in]
19: come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her" [syn: occur]
20: proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way" [syn: do, fare, make out, get along]
21: experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"
22: have a certain priority; "My family comes first" [also: came]
Adjacent words: comburant | comburent | combust | combustible | combustible material | combustion | combustive | come | come about | come across | come after | come alive | come along | come apart | come around | come away