What does come mean?

Definitions for come
kʌmcome

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word come.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, comeverb

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

  2. come, come upverb

    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, comeverb

    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. comeverb

    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. comeverb

    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, followverb

    to be the product or result

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

  7. comeverb

    be found or available

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

  8. issue forth, comeverb

    come forth

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

  9. hail, comeverb

    be a native of

    "She hails from Kalamazoo"

  10. comeverb

    extend or reach

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

  11. comeverb

    exist or occur in a certain point in a series

    "Next came the student from France"

  12. comeverb

    cover a certain distance

    "She came a long way"

  13. fall, comeverb

    come under, be classified or included

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

  14. comeverb

    happen as a result

    "Nothing good will come of this"

  15. total, number, add up, come, amountverb

    add up in number or quantity

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

  16. come, add up, amountverb

    develop into

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

  17. come, come inverb

    be received

    "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

  18. occur, comeverb

    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, descendverb

    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 alongverb

    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. comeverb

    experience orgasm

    "she could not come because she was too upset"

  22. comeverb

    have a certain priority

    "My family comes first"

Wiktionary

  1. comenoun

    Coming, arrival; approach.

    Etymology: 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 .

  2. comenoun

    Semen, or female ejaculatory discharge.

    Etymology: 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 .

  3. comeverb

    To move from further away to nearer to.

    She'll be coming 'round the mountain when she comes...

    Etymology: 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 .

  4. comeverb

    To arrive

    The guests came at eight o'clock.

    Etymology: 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 .

  5. comeverb

    To appear, to manifest itself.

    The pain in his leg comes and goes.

    Etymology: 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 .

  6. comeverb

    To take a position to something else in a sequence.

    Etymology: 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 .

  7. comeverb

    To achieve orgasm.

    He came after a few minutes.

    Etymology: 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 .

  8. comeverb

    To approach a state of being or accomplishment.

    Etymology: 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 .

  9. comeverb

    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.

    Etymology: 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 .

  10. comeverb

    To become, to turn out to be.

    He was a dream come true.

    Etymology: 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 .

  11. comepreposition

    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.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  2. Comenoun

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

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  3. Comenoun

    to complete a movement toward a place; to arrive

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  4. Comenoun

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

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  5. Comenoun

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

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  6. Comenoun

    to arrive in sight; to be manifest; to appear

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  7. Comenoun

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

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  8. Comeverb

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

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

  9. Comenoun

    coming

    Etymology: [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. to go, Skr. gam. 23. Cf. Base, n., Convene, Adventure.]

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  1. Come

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Come

    kum (Shak.), a shortening of Become.

  2. Come

    kum, v.i. to move toward this place (the opposite of go): to draw near: to arrive at a certain state or condition: to issue: to happen: (Shak.) to yield; to become: to turn out:—pr.p. com′ing; pa.t. came; pa.p. come.—n. Com′ing.—adj. Come′-at-able, accessible; Come about, to happen; Come across, to meet; Come and go, to have freedom of action (n. passage to and fro); Come at, to reach; Come by, to come near: to pass: to obtain; Come down, to descend: to be reduced (n. a fall); Come down upon, to be severe with; Come down with, to pay down; Come high, or low, to cost much, or little; Come home, to return to one's house: to touch one's interest or feelings closely (with to): (naut.) to drag or slip through the ground—of an anchor; Come in, to enter: to give in, to yield: (fencing) to get within the opponent's guard (Shak.); Come in for, to have reason to expect or to have a share; Come it strong (coll.), to do or say too much; Come of, to descend from: become of; Come off, to come away: to turn out: to escape (n. a conclusion: an evasion of duty); Come out, to result: to be published: to become evident: to enter society; Come out with, to let be known: to tell; Come over (Shak.), surpass: to befall: (slang) to overreach; Come o' will, something that comes of its own accord: an illegitimate child; Come round, to come by a circuitous path: to happen in due course: to change: to recover from a faint; Come short, to fail; Come short of, to fail to accomplish; Come to, to obtain: to amount to: to recover consciousness or sanity; Come to grief, to meet with disaster or ill-fortune; Come to pass, to happen; Come true, to be found to have been true; Come under, to be included under; Come upon, to attack: to affect; to hold answerable: to meet; Come up with, to overtake: reach.—All comers, any one that likes. [A.S. cuman; Ger. kommen, to come.]

Editors Contribution

  1. come

    To move or progress.

    They did come out of the house to go to the shops together.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

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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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of come in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of come in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of come in a Sentence

  1. Bobby Finke:

    I was confident in my ability to come home.

  2. Cam Patterson:

    Teams are stretched thin. People are frustrated. People are very tired, we are down a significant number of positions here, because we just don't have enough nurses that we can recruit to come here and help us to take care of patients.

  3. Connecticut State Senator Will Haskell:

    To some extent, Westport is a cautionary tale, or a harbinger of what's to come, i hope the 168 other towns in Connecticut State see what happens in Westport and act accordingly.

  4. Martin Dempsey:

    This is not an enemy that is sitting around in the open desert waiting for me to come find it and either use U.S. or French aircraft to attack it, they did some of that in the beginning and paid the price. So the enemy has adapted and they have developed tactics and techniques that make them a little more difficult to find.

  5. Bobby Moynihan:

    Even my character in ‘Me, Myself I’ is the 'adult' in my best friend relationship with Bobby’s character. His life has come to a crashing halt at age 40, and he’s living in my garage as a struggling inventor in a co-parenting relationship with an 8-year-old daughter. it’s a very sweet and relatable sitcom, but it’s going to be filmed in a very interesting way.

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