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Definition 1: penetrate - [verb of change]

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

  • The sun broke through the clouds
  • The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft

Synonyms for come through in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 2: succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems - [verb of motion]

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

  • We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister

Synonyms for come through in the sense of this definition

(come through is a kind of ...) reach a destination, either real or abstract

"We hit Detroit by noon" "The water reached the doorstep" "We barely made it to the finish line" "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

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

  • The enterprise succeeded
  • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
  • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms for come through in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of come through ) hit the intended target or goal

(... is a kind of come through ) to gain with effort

"she achieved her goal despite setbacks"

(... is a kind of come through ) be a success

"The idea panned out"

(... is a kind of come through ) have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected

"The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought" "How does your idea work in practice?" "This method doesn't work" "The breaks of my new car act quickly" "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"

(... is a kind of come through ) make without a miss

(... is a kind of come through ) go successfully through a test or a selection process

"She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"

(... is a kind of come through ) succeed in obtaining a position

"He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

(... is a kind of come through ) succeed by luck

"I lucked out and found the last parking spot in the lot"

(... is a kind of come through ) go unchallenged; be approved

"The bill cleared the House"

(... is a kind of come through ) be successful; achieve a goal

"She succeeded in persuading us all" "I managed to carry the box upstairs" "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it" "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"

(... is a kind of come through ) succeed in a big way; get to the top

"After he published his book, he had arrived" "I don't know whether I can make it in science!" "You will go far, my boy!"

(come through implies ...) make an effort or attempt

"He tried to shake off his fears" "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps" "The police attempted to stop the thief" "He sought to improve himself" "She always seeks to do good in the world"

Definition 4: continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.) - [verb of stative]

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

  • He survived the cancer against all odds

Synonyms for come through in the sense of this definition

(come through is a kind of ...) win a victory over

"You must overcome all difficulties" "defeat your enemies" "He overcame his shyness" "He overcame his infirmity" "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"

(come through implies ...) get over an illness or shock

"The patient is recuperating"

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