1 move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room" [syn: come up] [ant: go]
2 reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight" [syn: arrive, get] [ant: leave]
3 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"
4 reach a state, relation, or condition; "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"
5 to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience" [syn: follow]
6 enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position; "He came into contact with a terrorist group"; "The shoes came untied"; "I came to see his point of view"; "her face went red with anger"; "The knot came loose"; "Your wish will come true"
7 be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"
8 come forth; "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard" [syn: issue forth]
9 be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo" [syn: hail]
10 extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"
11 exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"
12 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" [syn: derive, descend]
13 cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"
14 come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading" [syn: fall]
15 happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"
16 add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000" [syn: total, number, add up, amount]
17 develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans" [syn: add up, amount]
18 be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda" [syn: come in]
19 come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her" [syn: occur]
20 proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way" [syn: do, fare, make out, get along]
21 experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"
22 have a certain priority; "My family comes first" [also: came]
Etymologycuman from . Cognates include Sanskrit sc=Deva, Ancient Greek sc=polytonic, Latin venio, German kommen, Swedish komma.
- , /kʌm/, /kVm/
- Rhymes with: -ʌm
Usage notesThis spelling (for this meaning) is extremely rare, in comparison to the homophone cum.
- when an event has occurred or a time has arrived
- Leave it to settle for about three months and, come Christmas time, you'll have a delicious concoctions to offer your guests.
- go (1)
- come about
- come across
- come after
- come along
- come around
- come back
- come clean
- come down
- come forward
- come off
- come off it
- come on
- come out
- come short
- come through
- come true
- come up
- come into
To move from further away to nearer to
- Arabic: (jā’a)
- Basque: etorri
- Bavarian: kemma
- Bulgarian: идвам / отивам (idvam / otivam)
- Chinese: 來, 来 (lái)
- Crimean Tatar: kelmek
- Czech: přijít
- Dutch: komen
- Esperanto: veni
- Estonian: tulema
- Finnish: tulla
- French: venir
- German: kommen
- Greek: έρχομαι (érkhomai), έλα (ela)
- Hebrew: לבוא (lavó)
- Hindi: आना (ānā)
- Hungarian: jön
- Ido: venar
- Indonesian: datang, mendatangi, mendatang, mendatangkan
- Irish: tar
- Italian: venire
- Japanese: 来る (くる, kúru)
- Korean: 오다 (oda)
- Kurdish: hatin,
- Latin: venire
- Malay: datang, mari
- Manchu: jimbi
- Mongolian: ирэх (irekh)
- Old English: cuman
- Persian: (āmædæn)
- Polish: przychodzić
- Portuguese: vir
- Rohingya: ai
- Romanian: veni
- Romansch: vegnir
- Russian: приходить / прийти (prikhodít’, prijtí)
- Scottish Gaelic: thig
- Slovene: priti
- Spanish: venir
- Swedish: komma
- Thai: (maa)
- Turkish: gelmek
- Urdu: (ānā)
- Yiddish: קומען (komen)
(come by) To get one’s hands on
- Come arrivò... - As soon as he arrived...
- SAMPA /"kome/
Come may refer to:
Cum may refer to:
come in German: Cum
come in Esperanto: CUM
come in French: CUM
come in Simple English: Cum
come in Italian: CUM
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