Definition of CAME

verb : CAME

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience" ;

  • 6. (

    ) be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled" ;

  • 7. (

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

  • 9. (

    ) extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles" ;

  • 10. (

    ) exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France" ;

  • 11. (

    ) cover a certain distance; "She came a long way" ;

  • 12. (

    ) come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading" ;

  • 13. (

    ) happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this" ;

  • 15. (

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

  • 17. (

    ) come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her" ;

  • 18. (

    ) 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. (

    ) experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset" ;

  • 21. (

    ) have a certain priority; "My family comes first" ;


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