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English noun: come

1. come (body) the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract


Synonymscum, ejaculate, seed, semen, seminal fluid


Broader (hypernym)bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance


Narrower (hyponym)milt


Part holonymsperm, sperm cell, spermatozoan, spermatozoon


English verb: come

1. come (motion) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody


SamplesHe came singing down the road.
Come with me to the Casbah.
Come down here!.
Come out of the closet!.
Come into the room.


ExamplesThey come down the river


Synonymscome up


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)accost, address, approach, approach, come near, come near, come on, come up to, draw close, draw near, emanate, go up, near


Antonymsdepart, go away, go

2. come (motion) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress


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


ExamplesThese cars won't come


Synonymsarrive, get


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)attain, bring down, come, come in, draw in, drive in, flood in, get in, hit, land, land, land, move in, plump in, pull in, put down, reach, roll up, set ashore, set down, shore


Verb groupget


Antonymsgo forth, leave, go away

3. come (change) come to pass; arrive, as in due course


SamplesThe first success came three days later.
It came as a shock.
Dawn comes early in June.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place


Narrower (hyponym)descend, fall, settle


Verb groupcome

4. come (change) reach or enter a state, relation, condition, use, or position


SamplesThe 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.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupcome

5. come (stative) to be the product or result


SamplesMelons come from a vine.
Understanding comes from experience.


Synonymsfollow


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)arise, develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up, uprise


Verb groupcome

6. come (change) be found or available


SamplesThese shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective


Broader (hypernym)be, exist

7. come (stative) come forth


SamplesA scream came from the woman's mouth.
His breath came hard.


Synonymsissue forth


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

8. come (stative) be a native of


SamplesShe hails from Kalamazoo.


Synonymshail


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be


Verb groupcome, derive, descend

9. come (stative) extend or reach


SamplesThe water came up to my waist.
The sleeves come to your knuckles.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)extend, go, lead, pass, run

10. come (stative) exist or occur in a certain point in a series


SamplesNext came the student from France.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be


Verb groupcome, follow

11. come (motion) cover a certain distance


SamplesShe came a long way.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

12. come (stative) come under, be classified or included


SamplesFall into a category.
This comes under a new heading.


Synonymsfall


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be

13. come (change) happen as a result


SamplesNothing good will come of this.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)ensue, result

14. come (stative) add up in number or quantity


SamplesThe bills amounted to $2,000.
The bill came to $2,000.


Synonymsadd up, amount, number, total


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)average, average out, make, outnumber, work out

15. come (stative) develop into


SamplesThis idea will never amount to anything.
Nothing came of his grandiose plans.


Synonymsadd up, amount


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)become, turn


Narrower (hyponym)aggregate

16. come (motion) be received


SamplesNews came in of the massacre in Rwanda.


Synonymscome in


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get

17. come (cognition) come to one's mind; suggest itself


SamplesIt occurred to me that we should hire another secretary.
A great idea then came to her.


Synonymsoccur


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)become

18. come (stative) come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example


SamplesShe was descended from an old Italian noble family.
He comes from humble origins.


Synonymsderive, descend


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Verb groupcome, derive, hail

19. come (stative) proceed or get along


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


Synonymsdo, fare, get along, make out


Pattern of useSomething ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective


Broader (hypernym)go, proceed

20. come (perception) experience orgasm


SamplesShe could not come because she was too upset.


ExamplesSam and Sue come


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)experience, go through, see

21. come (cognition) have a certain priority


SamplesMy family comes first.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)rank









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