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come out

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  1. come on, come out, turn up, surface, show upverb

    appear or become visible; make a showing

    "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"

  2. appear, come outverb

    be issued or published

    "Did your latest book appear yet?"; "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet"

  3. issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egressverb

    come out of

    "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

  4. turn out, come outverb

    result or end

    "How will the game turn out?"

  5. come out, fall outverb

    come off

    "His hair and teeth fell out"

  6. place, come in, come outverb

    take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal

    "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"

  7. come to the fore, step forward, come forward, step up, step to the fore, come outverb

    make oneself visible; take action

    "Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"

  8. start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come outverb

    bulge outward

    "His eyes popped"

  9. come out of the closet, out, come outverb

    to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality

    "This actor outed last year"

  10. out, come outverb

    be made known; be disclosed or revealed

    "The truth will out"

  11. erupt, come out, break through, push throughverb

    break out

    "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"


  1. come outverb

    To be discovered, be revealed.

  2. come outverb

    To be published, be issued.

  3. come outverb

    To make a formal debut in society.

  4. come outverb

    To end up or result.

  5. come outverb

    To walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.

  6. come outverb

    To come out of the closet.


  1. Come Out

    Come Out is a 1966 piece by American composer Steve Reich. He was asked to write this piece to be performed at a benefit for the retrial of the Harlem Six, six black youths arrested for committing a murder during the Harlem Riot of 1964 for which only one of the six was responsible. Truman Nelson, a civil rights activist and the person who had asked Reich to compose the piece, gave him a collection of tapes with recorded voices to use as source material. Nelson, who chose Reich on the basis of his earlier work It's Gonna Rain, agreed to give him creative freedom for the project.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of come out in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of come out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of come out in a Sentence

  1. Steve Greenberg:

    Mr. Kelly and his legal team are focused on his court cases and the hope that through those proceedings the truth will come out, we can not waste our time on a for-profit, one-sided, propaganda piece that is without any factual credibility. I would note that since the first aired no one who is not associated with the show has come forward to support the stories told, no photographs have surfaced to confirm, there's been no cooperation. Just a series of claims on an island of their own. As I said, we are going to concentrate our efforts on the things that matter.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    A Comfort Zone represents status quo, in my honest view, like the stagnant dark water in a pond that often seems so difficult to come out of. Yet you have to step outside your comfort zone, and cross the boundaries to better yourself, and be the best. Only by stepping outside the realm of your comfort zone, you will be able to explore new oceans, and offer your best, something far more superior and beatiful than ever before, to illuminate the world.....like the amazing brilliance and beautiful brightness of a supernova, or a shooting star or even a meteor as they leave their comfort zone and enter into new territories. Strive to re-invent and renew yourself at every stage in life, just like Madonna has done for years, and you will discover your new strengths, awesome powers and asounding beauty that were never there before. Dare to step outside your comfort zone, because that's exactly where the real life begins. Get a Life, my friend.

  4. Michael Rosenbaum:

    You’re like, ‘ No, he did n’t. I know my brother. He would n’t kill anybody. ’ It’s just so bizarre. The whole story I think is yet to come out. I think it’s just shocking and surprising. i thought she would be married with kids. She was smart, and her family was into music and opera and stuff, and sort of upper class.

  5. Matthew Levitt:

    It not only means that American institutions can't do business with those entities... but it also threatens to cut off anybody who continues to provide them services from the U.S. financial system, the more designations that come out, the more meat, the more power, the more strength it gives to the legislation.

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