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Definitions and Synonyms of come in | Another word for come in | What is come in?

Definition 1: take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal - [verb of cognition]

Samples where come in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Jerry came in third in the Marathon

Synonyms for come in in the sense of this definition

(come in is a kind of ...) take or have a position relative to others

"This painting ranks among the best in the Western World"

Definition 2: to insert between other elements - [verb of communication]

Samples where come in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She interjected clever remarks

Synonyms for come in in the sense of this definition

(come in is a kind of ...) make a break in

"We interrupt the program for the following messages"

Definition 3: be received - [verb of motion]

Samples where come in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • News came in of the massacre in Rwanda

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(come in is a kind of ...) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

"She arrived home at 7 o'clock" "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

Definition 4: to come or go into - [verb of motion]

Samples where come in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

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(... is a kind of come in ) go on the playing field, of a football team

(... is a kind of come in ) to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate

"This new colleague invades my territory" "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"

(... is a kind of come in ) enter uninvited

"They intruded on our dinner party" "She irrupted into our sitting room"

(... is a kind of come in ) get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

(... is a kind of come in ) make an entrance by turning from a road

"Turn in after you see the gate"

(... is a kind of come in ) enter the water

"the wild ducks took water"

(... is a kind of come in ) enter a harbor

"the ship called in Athens"

(... is a kind of come in ) enter by walking

"She walks in at all hours, as if she lived here"

(... is a kind of come in ) enter briefly

"He popped in for two minutes"

(... is a kind of come in ) enter by marching in a file

(... is a kind of come in ) enter again

"You cannot re-enter the country with this visa"

(... is a kind of come in ) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

(... is a kind of come in ) come into dock

"the ship docked"

Definition 5: come into fashion; become fashionable - [verb of stative]

(come in is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(come in belongs to category ...) the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

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