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Definition 1: the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) the liquid parts of the body

(... is a kind of come ) seminal fluid produced by male fish

(come is a part of ...) the male reproductive cell; the male gamete

"a sperm is mostly a nucleus surrounded by little other cellular material"

Definition 2: come to pass; arrive, as in due course - [verb of change]

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

  • The first success came three days later
  • It came as a shock
  • Dawn comes early in June

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

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

(... is a kind of come ) come as if by falling

"Night fell" "Silence fell"

(come has a similar meaning as ...) reach or enter a state, relation, condition, use, or position

"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" "The shoes came untied" "come into contact with a terrorist group" "his face went red" "your wish will come true"

Definition 3: be found or available - [verb of change]

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

  • These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled

(come is a kind of ...) have an existence, be extant

"Is there a God?"

Definition 4: reach or enter a state, relation, condition, use, or position - [verb of change]

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

  • 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
  • The shoes came untied
  • come into contact with a terrorist group
  • his face went red
  • your wish will come true

(come 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 has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 5: happen as a result - [verb of change]

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

  • Nothing good will come of this

(come is a kind of ...) issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

"result in tragedy"

Definition 6: have a certain priority - [verb of cognition]

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

  • My family comes first

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

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

Definition 7: come to one's mind; suggest itself - [verb of cognition]

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

  • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
  • A great idea then came to her

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) come into existence

"What becomes has duration"

Definition 8: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody - [verb of motion]

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

  • He came singing down the road
  • Come with me to the Casbah
  • come down here!
  • come out of the closet!
  • come into the room

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of come ) proceed or issue forth, as from a source

"Water emanates from this hole in the ground"

(... is a kind of come ) speak to someone

(... is a kind of come ) come near in time

"Winter is approaching" "approaching old age"

(... is a kind of come ) move towards

"We were approaching our destination" "They are drawing near" "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"

Definition 9: be received - [verb of motion]

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

  • News came in of the massacre in Rwanda

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come 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 10: cover a certain distance - [verb of motion]

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

  • She came a long way

(come is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

Definition 11: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress - [verb of motion]

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

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

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of come ) reach or come to rest

"The bird landed on the highest branch" "The plane landed in Istanbul"

(... is a kind of come ) of trains; move into (a station)

"The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"

(... is a kind of come ) arrive in great numbers

(... is a kind of come ) reach a point in time, or a certain state or level

"The thermometer hit 100 degrees" "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"

(... is a kind of come ) be received

"News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

(... is a kind of come ) arrive suddenly and unannounced

"He plumped in on a Sunday morning"

(... is a kind of come ) arrive in a vehicle:

"He rolled up in a black Mercedes"

(... is a kind of come ) arrive on shore

"The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

(... is a kind of come ) cause to come to the ground

"the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

(... is a kind of come ) arrive by motorcar

"The star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country"

(come has a similar meaning as ...) reach and board

"She got the bus just as it was leaving"

Definition 12: experience orgasm - [verb of perception]

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

  • she could not come because she was too upset

(come is a kind of ...) undergo or live through a difficult experience

"We had many trials to go through" "he saw action in Viet Nam"

Definition 13: come under, be classified or included - [verb of stative]

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

  • fall into a category
  • This comes under a new heading

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 14: proceed or get along - [verb of stative]

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

  • How is she doing in her new job?
  • How are you making out in graduate school?
  • He's come a long way

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) follow a certain course

"The inauguration went well" "how did your interview go?"

Definition 15: extend or reach - [verb of stative]

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

  • The water came up to my waist
  • The sleeves come to your knuckles

(come is a kind of ...) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

"Service runs all the way to Cranbury" "His knowledge doesn't go very far" "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life" "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"

Definition 16: to be the product or result - [verb of stative]

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

  • Melons come from a vine
  • Understanding comes from experience

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) come into existence; take on form or shape

"A new religious movement originated in that country" "a love that sprang up from friendship" "the idea for the book grew out of a short story" "An interesting phenomenon uprose"

(come has a similar meaning as ...) exist or occur in a certain point in a series

"Next came the student from France"

Definition 17: exist or occur in a certain point in a series - [verb of stative]

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

  • Next came the student from France

(come is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

(come has a similar meaning as ...) to be the product or result

"Melons come from a vine" "Understanding comes from experience"

Definition 18: be a native of - [verb of stative]

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

  • She hails from Kalamazoo

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(come has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 19: develop into - [verb of stative]

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

  • This idea will never amount to anything
  • nothing came of his grandiose plans

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) undergo a change or development

"The water turned into ice" "Her former friend became her worst enemy" "He turned traitor"

(... is a kind of come ) amount in the aggregate to

Definition 20: add up in number or quantity - [verb of stative]

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

  • The bills amounted to $2,000
  • The bill came to $2,000

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of come ) be calculated

"The fees work out to less than $1,000"

(... is a kind of come ) be larger in number

(... is a kind of come ) amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

"The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"

(... is a kind of come ) add up to

"four and four make eight"

Definition 21: come forth - [verb of stative]

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

  • A scream came from the woman's mouth
  • His breath came hard

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

Definition 22: come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example - [verb of stative]

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

  • She was descended from an old Italian noble family
  • he comes from humble origins

Synonyms for come in the sense of this definition

(come has a similar meaning as ...) come from

"The present name derives from an older form"

(come has a similar meaning as ...) be a native of

"She hails from Kalamazoo"

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