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1 come /ˈkʌm/ verb
comes; came /ˈkeɪm/ ; come; coming
1 come
comes; came /ˈkeɪm/ ; come; coming
Learner's definition of COME
[no object]
: to move toward someone or something来;来到;来临
: to go or travel to a place到,到达(某地)
often used figuratively常用作比喻
see also come a long way (below)
of mail : to be delivered to a place(邮件)投递
: to have or form an opinion, attitude, etc., after time passes(经过时间的流逝)开始认为followed by to + verb接动词不定式
: to do something specified做(某事)followed by to + verb接动词不定式
always followed by an adverb or preposition : to reach a specified level, part, etc.达到(某种程度等)
[linking verb] : to reach a specified state or condition达到(某种状态或状况)
: to happen or occur发生
: to arrive or happen after time has passed(过一段时间后)到达,出现
not used in progressive tenses of a product that is being sold
: to be available(产品)有现货,可出售
: to have something as a feature, quality, ability, etc.具有(某种特色、特性、功能等)
: to have a specified position or place in a series处于(序列中的某个位置)
British : to end a race or competition in a specified position处于(比赛名次)
somewhat old-fashioned
used in speech as a mild way to urge someone to do something or to become less upset, angry, etc.好啦,算啦(口语中以温和的方式劝说某人)
used in speech as a mild way to show that you do not approve of or agree with what someone has said得了吧(口语中以温和的方式表示不认可或不同意某人的话)
informal + impolite : to experience an orgasm出现性高潮

as…as they come

used to describe someone or something as very good, bad, etc.(形容某人或某物)非常(好、坏等)

come about

[phrasal verb]
: to happen发生
of a boat or ship : to turn to a different direction(船)改变航向

come a cropper

see cropper

come across

[phrasal verb]
: to seem to have a particular quality or character : to make a particular impression似乎具有(某种品质或特性);给人以…印象
usually + as
: to be expressed to someone对(某人)表现出
come across (something or someone) : to meet or find (something or someone) by chance(偶然)遇见,发现
informal : to pay money that someone wants or demands(按某人要求)付钱

come adrift

see adrift

come after

[phrasal verb]
come after (someone)
: to chase (someone) : to try to find or capture (someone you want to hurt or punish)追踪;追捕

come again

used to ask someone to repeat something that was not heard or understood clearly(因没听清或没听懂而要求某人)再说一遍“

come along

[phrasal verb]
: to go somewhere with someone跟随
: to make progress : to get better or to proceed in a desired way取得进步;进展顺利
: to proceed in a specified way(按规定的方式)进展,进行
: to happen or appear as someone or something that might be used, chosen, etc.发生;出现

come a long way

: to rise to a much higher level of success : to become very successful获得巨大成功
: to make a great amount of progress取得巨大进步

come and go

used to talk about time that has passed(时间)逝去
used to talk about people who appear and then leave as time passes(随时间流逝)人事变更,人员变迁

come apart

: to break into parts or pieces破碎;破裂
often used figuratively常用作比喻

come around

[phrasal verb] or chiefly British come round
: to start to accept and support something (such as an idea) after opposing it : to stop opposing or disagreeing with something or someone转而接受;转而支持;改变观点
often + to
: to become conscious恢复知觉;苏醒
: to go to visit someone看望;拜访
: to occur in the usual way as time passes(随时间流逝)出现,发生
see also what goes around comes around at 1go
of a boat or ship : to turn to a different direction(船)改变航向

come as

used to describe the effect that something has when people first learn about it感觉像是(用于形容人们听说某件事的最初感受)

come at

[phrasal verb]
come at (someone)
: to move toward (someone) in a threatening or aggressive way扑向,逼近(某人)
: to be directed at or toward (someone)指向(某人)
come at (something) : to begin to deal with or think about (something)开始处理;开始思考

come away from

[phrasal verb]
come away from (something)
: to move away from (an area, place, etc.)离开,远离(某地)
often used figuratively常用作比喻

come back

[phrasal verb]
: to return to a place回来;返回
sometimes used figuratively有时用作比喻
: to return to a former good condition : to become strong, successful, or effective again after a time of weakness, failure, etc.恢复;复苏
: to become popular or fashionable again再度流行
: to be successful in a game, sport, etc., after being behind(比赛中)反败为胜
: to return to someone's memory恢复记忆;回想起usually + to
: to make a reply or response答复;回应usually + with
see also comeback

come between

[phrasal verb]
come between (people or groups)
: to cause disagreement between (people or groups)离间;使不和

come by

[phrasal verb]
: to make a visit to someone看望;探望
come by (something) : to get or acquire (something)得到;获得

come cheap

see 2cheap

come clean

see 1clean

come close

see 3close

come down

[phrasal verb]
: to move or fall downward走下来;落下
of rain, snow, etc. : to fall from the sky(雨、雪等)落下,降落
: to go to a lower level下跌;走低
see also comedown
: to decide or say in an official or public way that you support or oppose someone or something正式决定,正式宣布(支持或反对某人或某事)
◊ An announcement or decision that comes down is an announcement or decision from someone who has power or authority.(公告或决定)下达,传达
◊ Something that comes down from the past is something that has existed for a very long time.从…流传下来
informal : to stop feeling the effect of an illegal drug : to stop being high on a drug(吸食毒品后)清醒过来

come down on

[phrasal verb]
come down on (someone) : to criticize or punish (someone)斥责;训斥;惩罚
come down on (something) : to make a strong effort to stop or oppose (something)(竭力)阻止,反对

come down to

[phrasal verb]
come down to (something)
: to have (something) as the most important part归结起来就是;说到底就是;最重要的就是

come down with

[phrasal verb]
come down with (an illness)
: to begin to have or suffer from (an illness)患,得,染上(病)

come forward

[phrasal verb]
: to say openly or publicly that you are the person who should get something or who can do something主动争取;自告奋勇

come from

[phrasal verb]
come from (something)
: to have (a specified origin or source)来自;源于
used to describe a person's family出身于
: to be the result of (something)是…的结果
come from (a place) : to be from (a place)来自(某地): such as
of a person : to have been born or raised in (a place)出生于;成长于
: to live in (a place)生活于
sometimes used figuratively有时用作比喻
of a thing : to be produced in (a place)产于
come from (someone) : to be said or told by (someone)据(某人)说;据(某人)讲述

come full circle

see full circle

come hell or high water

see hell

come home to

see 2home

come in

[phrasal verb]
: to enter a place进,进入(某地)
: to arrive at a place到达
: to be received收到
: to end a race or competition in a specified position(比赛中)取得名次
: to have a particular role or function参与;起作用
◊ Something that comes in handy or (less commonly) comes in useful/helpful turns out to be useful when it is needed.派上用场

come in/into bloom

of a plant or come into flower
: to begin to produce flowers : to start to bloom(植物)开花

come in for

[phrasal verb]
come in for (something)
: to get or be given (something unpleasant, such as criticism) : to be subjected to (something)遭遇;遭受

come in from the cold

see 2cold

come in on

[phrasal verb]
come in on (something) informal
: to become involved in (something)参与;卷入

come into

[phrasal verb]
come into (something)
: to enter (a place)进入(某地)
: to get (something) as a possession得到(财产)
: to be involved in (something)参与;卷入

come into effect

see 1effect

come into your own

: to begin to have the kind of success that you are capable of having : to become very skillful, successful, etc.充分施展才能;得心应手

come in/into view/sight

: to appear : to begin to be seen出现;显现

come naturally

see naturally

come of

[phrasal verb]
come of (something)
: to be the result of (something)是…的结果

come of age

see 1age

come off

[phrasal verb]
come off or come off (something) : to stop being attached to something脱离;脱落
: to produce a desired result : to succeed产生预期结果;成功
: to happen发生;举行
: to do or perform well or badly表现(好或差)
: to seem to have a specified quality or character似乎具备(某种品质或特点)usually + as
come off (something)
US : to have recently completed or recovered from (something)(近期)完成,恢复
: to have recently stopped using (an illegal drug)停止(吸毒)
US, informalused in phrases like where do you come off? to express anger or annoyance at what someone has said or done你凭什么这样(说或做)?(用于where do you come off?等短语,表达对某人的愤怒或气恼)

come off it

: to stop talking or acting in a foolish way(停止愚蠢的话语或举动)住口,别胡说,住手usually used as an interjection通常用作感叹词“

come on

[phrasal verb]
: to happen or progress as time passes(随时间流逝)发生,进行
: to begin to happen开始发生
of an electrical machine, light, etc. : to begin to work or function(电机、电灯等)开始工作,运转
of a TV or radio program : to start(电视或广播节目)开始,开播
used in speech to ask or urge someone to do something加油,来吧(用于口语,要求或鼓励某人做某事)
used in speech to tell someone to hurry or to go faster快,快点(用于口语,表催促)
used in speech to express surprise, disbelief, etc.得了吧(用于口语,表惊讶、不相信等)
: to have or seem to have a certain quality or nature具备,似乎具备(某种品质或特点)

come on strong

: to be very forceful or too forceful in talking to someone or dealing with someone(言行举止)强势
: to become stronger or more successful in a continuing contest, race, etc.(在连续比赛中)越战越勇,越打越好

come on to

[phrasal verb]
come on to (someone) informal : to show sexual interest in (someone) : to try to start a sexual relationship with (someone)勾引;勾搭
come on to (something) British : to start to talk about or deal with (something)开始谈论;开始解决

come out

[phrasal verb]
: to become available : to begin to be produced or sold可提供;(开始)生产,出售
: to become obvious : to be clearly shown显现;显露
: to become known众人皆知
: to say something openly公开表示
: to say publicly that you support or oppose someone or something公开表明(支持或反对)
: to say openly that you are a homosexual公开承认同性恋身份
: to appear after being hidden(隐藏之后)露面,出现
: to appear in the open(在户外)出现
of a flower : to open : to blossom(花)开放,盛开
: to end or finish in a specified way结果是;结局是
of a photograph : to produce a good picture(照片)洗印清晰,拍得清楚
used to describe the quality that something has when it is finished用于描述成品出来后的品质
: to be said, expressed, or understood in a particular way(以某种方式)被表达,被理解

come out of

[phrasal verb]
come out of (something)
: to result from (something)由…产生
: to go through the experience of (something)经历;度过
◊ To come out of nowhere is to be very surprising and unexpected or to become successful, popular, etc., in a very sudden and surprising way.突然到来;从天而降
see also come out of left field at left field

come out with

[phrasal verb]
come out with (something)
: to say or express (something, such as an idea)说出;表达
: to publish or produce (something that will be sold to the public)出版;生产

come over

[phrasal verb]
: to make a social visit to someone访问;拜访
: to change from one side to the other in a disagreement, competition, etc.改变立场;改变观点usually + to
British, informal : become变得
come over (someone) : to affect (someone) in a sudden and strong way突然强烈地影响(某人)

come round

see come around (above)

come through

[phrasal verb]
: to succeed in doing something : to do what is needed or expected成功做成;按需要做
: to be received and understood接收到;明白
: to be expressed to someone表现;表达
: to be given or made official in a formal and final way获批;获准
come through (something) : to have the experience of living through (something)经历;度过

come to

[phrasal verb]
: to become conscious苏醒;恢复知觉
come to (something)
: to reach (a place) while traveling到达;抵达
: to reach (a particular point or step in a process)达到(某阶段)
: to approach or reach (a specified condition)接近,达到(某种状况)
see also come to a bad end at 1end
: to result in (something)导致;结果是usually used in negative statements通常用于否定句
: to make or reach (something, such as a decision or an agreement) after thinking or talking做出(决定);达成(协议)
◊ People say that they don't know what the world is coming to or they ask What is the world coming to? when they are shocked or disgusted by something that has happened in the world.这个世界怎么了?(对所发生的事情表示震惊或厌恶)
◊ The phrase when it comes to is used to identify the specific topic that is being talked about.说到;涉及;就…而言
◊ The phrase if it comes to that means “if that is necessary.”假如必要的话
come to (an amount) : to produce (an amount) when added together合计;共计;总数为
come to (someone) : to be thought of by (someone) : to occur to (someone)被…想起;被…突然想到
◊ Something that is coming to you is something that is owed to you.欠;应给予
◊ If you get what's coming to you, you get the punishment that you deserve.得到应有的惩罚;因果报应
◊ If you have it coming (to you) you deserve to get something bad, such as punishment.自找的;自作自受;咎由自取

come to blows

see 3blow

come together

[phrasal verb]
: to join or meet加入;汇合
: to form a group联合;结合
: to begin to work or proceed in the desired way(按预先计划)开始运行

come to grief

see grief

come to grips with

see 2grip

come to life

see 1life

come to light

see 1light

come to mind

see 1mind

come to pass

formal + literary
: to happen发生

come to rest

see 2rest

come to terms

see 1term

come to think of it

used in speech to say that you have just remembered or thought of something对了,想起来了(用于口语,表示突然记起或想到某事)

come to your senses

see 1sense

come true

see 1true

come under

[phrasal verb]
come under (something)
: to be subjected to (something)受到;遭受
: to be affected, controlled, or influenced by (something)受…影响;受…控制
used to identify the group or category that something belongs to归入;归类

come up

[phrasal verb]
: to move near to someone or something : to approach someone or something走近;靠近
: to be mentioned or thought of被提及;被想到
: to occur in usually a sudden or unexpected way突然发生;突然出现
of the sun or moon : to become visible in the sky : to rise(太阳或月亮)升起
of a plant : to first appear above the ground(植物)发芽,破土而出
: to finish in a specified condition or state结果是;最后是
: to move up in rank or status晋升;提升
◊ Something that is coming up will happen soon or will appear soon.即将发生;即将出现

come up against

[phrasal verb]
come up against (something)
: to be stopped or slowed by (something)被阻止;被阻碍

come up empty

: to fail to get or find something or someone一无所获

come upon

[phrasal verb] somewhat formal
come upon (someone or something) : to meet or find (someone or something) by chance偶然遇见;偶然发现
come upon (someone) of a feeling : to affect (someone) suddenly突然影响到(某人)

come up to

[phrasal verb]
come up to (something)
: to be as good as (something)等于;比得上;达到

come up with

[phrasal verb]
come up with (something)
: to get or think of (something that is needed or wanted)得到,想到(所需要的东西)

come what may

: regardless of what happens不管怎样;无论如何

easy come, easy go

see 2easy

first come, first served

see 2first

how come

see 1how

to come

: existing or arriving in the future将来的;未来的
2 come /ˈkʌm/ noun
2 come
Learner's definition of COME
[noncount] impolite
: semen


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came ˈkām How to pronounce come (audio) ; come; coming ˈkə-miŋ How to pronounce come (audio)

intransitive verb

: to move toward something : approach
Come here.
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
Come see us.
Come and see what's going on.
: to reach a particular station in a series
Now we come to the section on health.
: to arrive in due course
The time has come to make your decision.
Has the mail come yet?
: to approach in kind or quality
This comes near perfection.
: to reach a condition or conclusion
came to regard him as a friend
Come to think of it, you may be right.
The screw came loose.
: to advance toward accomplishment : come along
The job is coming nicely.
: to advance in a particular manner
Come running when I call.
: to advance, rise, or improve in rank or condition
has come a long way
: extend
Her dress came to her ankles.
: to arrive at a particular place, end, result, or conclusion
came to his senses
come untied
He came to regret his choice.
: amount
The taxes on it come to more than it's worth.
: to appear to the mind
The answer came to them.
: to appear on a scene : make an appearance
Children come equipped to learn any language.
: happen, occur
No harm will come to you.
: to come to pass : take place
used in the subjunctive with inverted subject and verb to express the particular time or occasion
Come spring the days will be longer.
: originate, arise
Wine comes from grapes.
They come from sturdy stock.
: to enter or assume a condition, position, or relation
The artillery came into action.
: to fall within a field of view or a range of application
This comes within the terms of the treaty.
: to issue forth
A sob came from her throat.
: to take form
Churn till the butter comes.
: to be available
This model comes in several sizes.
as good as they come
or less commonly cum , often vulgar : to experience orgasm
: to fall to a person in a division or inheritance of property
Several thousand dollars came to him from his uncle.
obsolete : to become moved favorably : relent
: to turn out to be
Good clothes don't come cheap.
: become
a dream that came true

transitive verb

: to approach or be near (an age)
a child coming eight years old
: to take on the aspect of
come the stern parent


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variants or less commonly
often vulgar : semen
often vulgar : orgasm
come a cropper
: to fail completely
The plan came a cropper.
come across
: to meet, find, or encounter especially by chance
Researchers have come across important new evidence.
come again
: repeat
also : to speak further
used as an interrogative
come clean
: to tell the whole story : confess
came clean about her crimes
come into
: to acquire as a possession or achievement
come into a fortune
come into one's own
: to achieve one's potential
He had a slow start as a pitcher, but he's come into his own this season.
also : to gain recognition
come of age
: to reach maturity
Your class has come of age at a moment of great consequence for our nation and for the world … Barack Obama
come off it
: to cease foolish or pretentious talk or behavior
Come off it, you're being silly.
come over
: to seize suddenly and strangely
What's come over you?
come to
: to be a question of
When it comes to pitching horseshoes, he's the champ.
come to grief
: to encounter misfortune (such as calamity, defeat, or ruin)
His campaign came to grief.
come to grips with
: to meet or deal with firmly, frankly, or straightforwardly
come to grips with the unemployment problem
come to oneself
: to get hold of oneself : regain self-control
But when he came to himself he said, "How many of my father's hired servants have bread enough and to spare … " Luke 15:17 (Revised Standard Version)
come to pass
: happen
Many of the things he predicted have come to pass.
come to terms
: to reach an agreement
often used with with
The company has come to terms with the union.
: to become adjusted especially emotionally or intellectually
usually used with with
come to terms with modern life
come upon
: to meet or find by chance : come across
came upon an old friend
to come
: existing or arriving in the future
in the days to come
There will be more trouble to come.


Example Sentences

Verb Please come here for a minute. I want to show you something. She came quietly into the room. He came home late again last night. The dog began to growl as we came closer. The captain of the ship invited us to come aboard. People come from all over the country to see him. Some people came by car while others came by plane. Why don't you come and stay with us for a while? About a hundred people are coming to the wedding. People come many miles to visit the shrine. See More

Word History


Verb and Noun

Middle English, from Old English cuman; akin to Old High German queman to come, Latin venire, Greek bainein to walk, go

First Known Use


before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1a


1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of come was before the 12th century

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