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Definition 1: appear or become visible; make a showing - [verb of change]

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

  • She turned up at the funeral
  • I hope the list key is going to surface again

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(come out is a kind of ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

Definition 2: be issued or published - [verb of change]

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

  • Did your latest book appear yet?
  • The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(come out is a kind of ...) come into being; become reality

"Her dream really materialized"

Definition 3: break out - [verb of change]

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

  • The tooth erupted and had to be extracted

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(come out is a kind of ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

(... is a kind of come out ) burst or split open

"flowers dehisce when they release pollen"

(come out has a similar meaning as ...) appear on the skin

"A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"

Definition 4: come out of - [verb of change]

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

  • Water issued from the hole in the wall
  • The words seemed to come out by themselves

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of come out ) come out suddenly or forcefully

"you stick a bill in the vending machine and the change pops out"

(... is a kind of come out ) issue or emerge in rays or waves

"Heat radiated from the metal box"

(... is a kind of come out ) enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure

"Water leaked out of the can into the backpack" "Gas leaked into the basement"

(... is a kind of come out ) issue or leak, as from a small opening

"Gas escaped into the bedroom"

(... is a kind of come out ) come out; issue

"silly phrases fell from her mouth"

(... is a kind of come out ) pass out or emerge; especially of rivers

"The tributary debouched into the big river"

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

"His hair and teeth fell out"

Definition 5: take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal - [verb of cognition]

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

  • Jerry came in third in the Marathon

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 6: be made known; be disclosed or revealed - [verb of communication]

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

  • The truth will out

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

Definition 7: to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality - [verb of communication]

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

  • This actor outed last year

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(come out is a kind of ...) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

"The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold" "The actress won't reveal how old she is" "bring out the truth" "he broke the news to her" "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"

Definition 8: bulge outward - [verb of motion]

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

  • His eyes popped

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(come out is a kind of ...) assume a different shape or form

Definition 9: make oneself visible; take action - [verb of motion]

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

  • Young people should step to the fore and help their peers

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(come out is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

Definition 10: come off - [verb of motion]

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

  • His hair and teeth fell out

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

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

"Water issued from the hole in the wall" "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

Definition 11: result or end - [verb of stative]

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

  • How will the game turn out?

Synonyms for come out in the sense of this definition

(come out is a kind of ...) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed" "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other" "My property ends by the bushes" "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"

(... is a kind of come out ) come out in the end

(... is a kind of come out ) happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well

"Things worked out in an interesting way" "Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed"

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