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English verb: come out

1. come out (change) appear or become visible; make a showing

SamplesShe turned up at the funeral.
I hope the list key is going to surface again.

Synonymscome on, show up, surface, turn up

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

Broader (hypernym)appear

2. come out (change) be issued or published

SamplesDid your latest book appear yet?.
The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet.


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

Broader (hypernym)happen, materialise, materialize

3. come out (change) come out of

SamplesWater issued from the hole in the wall.
The words seemed to come out by themselves.

Synonymscome forth, egress, emerge, go forth, issue

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

Narrower (hyponym)come out, debouch, escape, fall, fall out, leak, pop out, radiate

4. come out (stative) result or end

SamplesHow will the game turn out?.

Synonymsturn out

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)cease, end, finish, stop, terminate

Narrower (hyponym)eventuate, work out

5. come out (motion) come off

SamplesHis hair and teeth fell out.

Synonymsfall out

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)come forth, come out, egress, emerge, go forth, issue

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

SamplesJerry came in third in the Marathon.

Synonymscome in, place

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

Broader (hypernym)rank

7. come out (motion) make oneself visible; take action

SamplesYoung people should step to the fore and help their peers.

Synonymscome forward, come to the fore, step forward, step to the fore, step up

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)act, move

8. come out (motion) bulge outward

SamplesHis eyes popped.

Synonymsbug out, bulge, bulge out, pop, pop out, protrude, start

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform

9. come out (communication) to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality

SamplesThis actor outed last year.

Synonymscome out of the closet, out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

10. come out (communication) be made known; be disclosed or revealed

SamplesThe truth will out.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

11. come out (change) break out

SamplesThe tooth erupted and had to be extracted.

Synonymsbreak through, erupt, push through

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)appear

Narrower (hyponym)dehisce

Verb grouperupt

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