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Definition 1: happen in a particular manner - [verb of change]

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

  • how did your talk go over?

Synonyms for come off in the sense of this definition

(come off is a kind of ...) come to pass

"What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

Definition 2: come to be detached - [verb of contact]

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

  • His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery

Synonyms for come off in the sense of this definition

(come off is a kind of ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

(... is a kind of come off ) come off due to an explosion or other strong force

(... is a kind of come off ) remove by or as if by cutting

"cut off the ear" "lop off the dead branch"

(... is a kind of come off ) remove the soldering from

(... is a kind of come off ) come off

"This button had fallen off"

Definition 3: break off (a piece from a whole) - [verb of contact]

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

  • Her tooth chipped

Synonyms for come off in the sense of this definition

(come off is a kind of ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

(... is a kind of come off ) come off in flakes or thin small pieces

"The paint in my house is peeling off"

(... is a kind of come off ) come off in a very thin piece

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