Definition of come:


part of speech: verb

To move toward; approach; arrive.

part of speech: participle


part of speech: verb

To move towards; draw near; reach; arrive; be present; to issue from a source; become; occur as a result; approach in kind or quality; happen.

part of speech: participle


part of speech: verb

To move toward this place ( the opp. of go): to draw near: to arrive at a certain state or condition: to issue: to happen:- pr. p. coming; pa. t. came; pa. p. come.

Usage examples for come:

  • " Now, come he said. "Phil the Fiddler", Horatio Alger, Jr..
  • How did he come to be there? "The Marquis of Lossie", George MacDonald.
  • Yes, yes; come along! "Countess Kate", Charlotte M. Yonge.

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