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English verb: come in

1. come in (motion) to come or go into


SamplesThe boat entered an area of shallow marshes.


Synonymsenter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move into


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)board, call at, dock, encroach upon, file in, get on, intrude, intrude on, invade, irrupt, obtrude upon, out in, penetrate, perforate, pop in, re-enter, take the field, take water, turn in, walk in


Antonymsexit, get out, go out, leave

2. come in (motion) be received


SamplesNews came in of the massacre in Rwanda.


Synonymscome


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get

3. come in (stative) come into fashion; become fashionable


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Domain categoryfashion


Antonymsgo out

4. come in (communication) to insert between other elements


SamplesShe interjected clever remarks.


Synonymsinject, interject, interpose, put in, throw in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt

5. come in (cognition) take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal


SamplesJerry came in third in the Marathon.


Synonymscome out, place


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


Broader (hypernym)rank









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