Definitions for comekʌm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

comekʌm(v.; n.)came, come, com•ing

  1. (v.i.)to approach or move toward someone or something:

    Come a little closer.

  2. to arrive by movement or progression:

    The train is coming.

  3. to approach or arrive in time, in succession, etc.:

    Christmas comes once a year.

  4. to move into view; appear.

  5. to extend; reach:

    The dress comes to her knees.

  6. to take place; occur; happen:

    Her aria comes in the third act.

  7. to be available, produced, offered, etc.:

    Toothpaste comes in a tube.

  8. to occur to the mind:

    An idea came to me.

  9. to befall:

    They promised no harm would come to us.

  10. to issue; emanate; be derived:

    Pearls come from oysters.

  11. to arrive or appear as a result:

    This comes of carelessness.

  12. to enter or be brought into a specified state or condition:

    to come into popular use.

  13. to do or manage; fare:

    How are you coming with your term paper?

  14. to enter into existence; be born:

    The baby came at dawn.

  15. to have been a resident or to be a native of (usu. fol. by from):

    to come from Florida.

  16. to become:

    My shoe came untied.

  17. to seem to become:

    His fears made the menacing statues come alive.

  18. (used imperatively to call attention or to express impatience, reproof, etc.):

    Come, that will do!

  19. have an orgasm.

    Category: Informal

  20. (v.t.)to assume the role or semblance of:

    to come the grand inquisitor.

    Category: Informal

  21. come about, to come to pass; happen. Naut. to tack.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Navy

  22. come across, Also, come upon. to find or encounter, esp. by chance. to do what one has promised or is expected to do. to be understandable or convincing: to make a particular impression: Slang.(of a woman) to consent to sexual intercourse at the urging of a man.

    The humor doesn't come across.

    He comes across as a cold person.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Informal, Status (usage), Idiom

  23. come again, (used as a request to repeat a statement.)

    Category: Verb Phrase

  24. come along, to accompany a person or group on a trip or the like. to proceed or advance: to appear:

    The project is coming along on schedule.

    An opportunity came along to invest in real estate.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  25. come apart,to break up; break into pieces.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  26. come around or round, to recover consciousness; revive. to change one's opinion, decision, etc., esp. to agree with another's. to visit. to cease being angry, hurt, etc.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  27. come at, to arrive at; attain. to rush at; attack.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  28. come back, to return, esp. to one's memory. to return to a former position or state.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  29. come between, to estrange; separate:

    Jealousy came between the brothers.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  30. come by, to obtain; acquire.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  31. come down, to lose wealth, rank, etc. to be handed down by tradition or inheritance. to be relayed or passed along from a higher authority: to lead or point fundamentally:

    Our orders will come down tomorrow.

    It all comes down to a sense of pride.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  32. come down on or upon, to voice one's opposition to. to reprimand; scold.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  33. come down with, to become afflicted with (an illness).

    Category: Verb Phrase

  34. come in, to enter. to arrive. to come into use or fashion. to begin to produce or yield: to finish in a competition, as specified:

    The oil well finally came in.

    Our team came in fifth.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  35. come in for, to receive; get; be subjected to:

    to come in for much praise.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  36. come into, to acquire; get. to inherit.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  37. come off, to happen; occur. to reach the end; acquit oneself: to be effective or successful:

    to come off well.

    The last chapter just doesn't come off.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  38. come on, Also, come upon. to meet or find unexpectedly. to make progress; develop; flourish. to appear on stage; make one's entrance. to begin to be shown, broadcast, etc. (used chiefly in the imperative) to hurry; begin: please (used as an entreaty or in persuasion) : Slang. to make sexual advances.

    Come on, before it rains!

    Come on, have dinner with us.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Informal, Status (usage)

  39. come out, to be published; appear. to become known; be revealed. to make a debut in society, the theater, etc. to end; terminate; emerge: to make more or less public acknowledgment of being homosexual.

    The lawsuit came out badly for both sides.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  40. come out with, to reveal by stating; blurt out.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  41. come over, to happen to; affect:

    What's come over him?

    Category: Verb Phrase

  42. come round, (of a sailing vessel) to head toward the wind; come to. to come around.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Navy, Nautical

  43. come through, to endure adversity, illness, etc., successfully. to fulfill needs or meet demands.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  44. come to, to recover consciousness. to amount to; total. to take the way off a vessel, as by bringing her head into the wind or anchoring.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Nautical, Navy

  45. come under, to be the province or responsibility of:

    This matter comes under the State Department.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  46. come up, to be referred to; arise: to be presented for action or discussion:

    Your name came up in conversation.

    The farm bill comes up on Monday.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  47. come up against,to face; confront.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  48. come up to, to approach; near. to compare with as to quantity, excellence, etc.; equal.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  49. come up with, to produce; supply.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  50. (n.)Slang.

    Category: Status (usage)

    Ref: semen .

Idioms for come:

  1. come off it,Informal.(used in the imperative) stop talking or acting foolishly.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

Origin of come:

bef. 900; ME; OE cuman, c. OS cuman, OHG queman, coman, ON koma, Go qiman; akin to L venīre to come, Gk baínein to go, Skt gácchati (he) goes

Princeton's WordNet

  1. semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, come(verb)

    the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

  2. come, come up(verb)

    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"

  3. arrive, get, come(verb)

    reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

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

  4. come(verb)

    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"

  5. come(verb)

    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"

  6. come, follow(verb)

    to be the product or result

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

  7. come(verb)

    be found or available

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

  8. issue forth, come(verb)

    come forth

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

  9. hail, come(verb)

    be a native of

    "She hails from Kalamazoo"

  10. come(verb)

    extend or reach

    "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"

  11. come(verb)

    exist or occur in a certain point in a series

    "Next came the student from France"

  12. come(verb)

    cover a certain distance

    "She came a long way"

  13. fall, come(verb)

    come under, be classified or included

    "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"

  14. come(verb)

    happen as a result

    "Nothing good will come of this"

  15. total, number, add up, come, amount(verb)

    add up in number or quantity

    "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"

  16. come, add up, amount(verb)

    develop into

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

  17. come, come in(verb)

    be received

    "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

  18. occur, come(verb)

    come to one's mind; suggest itself

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

  19. derive, come, descend(verb)

    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"

  20. do, fare, make out, come, get along(verb)

    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"

  21. come(verb)

    experience orgasm

    "she could not come because she was too upset"

  22. come(verb)

    have a certain priority

    "My family comes first"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. come(verb)ʌm

    to move toward a speaker or a place mentioned by the speaker

    Please come here.; Would you like to come to the lake with us?; Someone was coming along the path.; Kids, come and get your backpacks.

  2. comeʌm

    sb is coming

    Look, here comes Chris!

  3. comeʌm

    to happen or occur

    First came the heat, and then came the fires.; Her remarks came as a surprise to me.

  4. comeʌm

    to change or start to be in a particular state

    Everything must come to an end.; a new law that comes into force next month; My shoe had come untied.

  5. comeʌm

    to be at or reach a particular level or position

    Flood water came as high as the second floor.; G comes before H in the alphabet.

  6. comeʌm

    to exist or be sold in a particular form

    a shirt that comes in three different colors

  7. comeʌm

    to win after being in a losing position

    They came from behind to win the championship.

  8. comeʌm

    to be easy for sb to do

    Doing math came naturally to him.

  9. comeʌm

    used to ask how or why

    "She's decided not to do it." "Oh, how come?"

  10. comeʌm

    about to happen

    Life would be hard in the weeks to come.


  1. come(Noun)

    Coming, arrival; approach.

  2. come(Noun)

    Semen, or female ejaculatory discharge.

  3. come(Verb)

    To move from further away to nearer to.

    Sheu2019ll be coming u2019round the mountain when she comes...

  4. come(Verb)

    To arrive

    The guests came at eight o'clock.

  5. come(Verb)

    To appear, to manifest itself.

    The pain in his leg comes and goes.

  6. come(Verb)

    To take a position to something else in a sequence.

  7. come(Verb)

    To achieve orgasm.

    He came after a few minutes.

  8. come(Verb)

    To approach a state of being or accomplishment.

  9. come(Verb)

    To take a particular approach or point of view in regard to something.

    He came to SF literature a confirmed technophile, and nothing made him happier than to read a manuscript thick with imaginary gizmos and whatzits.

  10. come(Verb)

    To become, to turn out to be.

    He was a dream come true.

  11. come(Preposition)

    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.

  12. Origin: From comen, cumen, from coman, cuman, from kwemanan, from gʷem-. Cognate with cum, cuma, komme, komen, kommen, komme, komma, koma, Latin venio, Lithuanian gimti, Avestan , Sanskrit .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Come

    of Come

  2. Come(noun)

    to move hitherward; to draw near; to approach the speaker, or some place or person indicated; -- opposed to go

  3. Come(noun)

    to complete a movement toward a place; to arrive

  4. Come(noun)

    to approach or arrive, as if by a journey or from a distance

  5. Come(noun)

    to approach or arrive, as the result of a cause, or of the act of another

  6. Come(noun)

    to arrive in sight; to be manifest; to appear

  7. Come(noun)

    to get to be, as the result of change or progress; -- with a predicate; as, to come untied

  8. Come(verb)

    to carry through; to succeed in; as, you can't come any tricks here

  9. Come(noun)



  1. Come

    Come are an American alternative rock band, formed in Boston by Thalia Zedek, Chris Brokaw, Arthur Johnson, and Sean O'Brien.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'come' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #144

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'come' in Written Corpus Frequency: #97

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'come' in Verbs Frequency: #16

Translations for come

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to move etc towards the person speaking or writing, or towards the place being referred to by him

Come here!; Are you coming to the dance?; John has come to see me; Have any letters come for me?

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