come+nearer

  • 1 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [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.… …

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  • 2 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [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.… …

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  • 3 come — [kum] vi. came, come, coming [ME comen < OE cuman, akin to Goth qiman, Ger kommen < IE base * gwem , *gwā , to go, come > L venire, to come, Gr bainein, to go] 1. to move from a place thought of as “there” to or into a place thought of… …

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  • 4 come — come1 [ kʌm ] (past tense came [ keım ] ; past participle come) verb *** ▸ 1 move/travel (to here) ▸ 2 reach particular state ▸ 3 start doing something ▸ 4 reach particular point ▸ 5 be received ▸ 6 happen ▸ 7 exist or be produced ▸ 8 be… …

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  • 5 come — verb 1) come and listen Syn: move nearer, move closer, approach, advance, draw close/closer, draw near/nearer; proceed; archaic draw nigh Ant: go away 2) they came last night Syn …

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  • 6 come near — verb 1. almost do or experience something (Freq. 3) She came near to screaming with fear • Verb Frames: Somebody s to INFINITIVE 2. move towards (Freq. 2) We were approaching our destination They are drawing near …

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  • 7 come on — verb 1. appear or become visible; make a showing (Freq. 9) She turned up at the funeral I hope the list key is going to surface again • Syn: ↑come out, ↑turn up, ↑surface, ↑show up …

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  • 8 come — come1 W1S1 [kʌm] v past tense came [keım] past participle come ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move towards somebody/something)¦ 2¦(go with somebody)¦ 3¦(travel to a place)¦ 4¦(post)¦ 5¦(happen)¦ 6¦(reach a level/place)¦ 7¦(be produce …

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  • 9 come — I UK [kʌm] / US verb Word forms come : present tense I/you/we/they come he/she/it comes present participle coming past tense came UK [keɪm] / US past participle come *** 1) [intransitive] to move or travel to the place where you are come… …

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  • 10 come — v. & n. v.intr. (past came; past part. come) 1 move, be brought towards, or reach a place thought of as near or familiar to the speaker or hearer (come and see me; shall we come to your house?; the books have come). 2 reach or be brought to a… …

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  • 11 nearer — adverb (comparative of near or close ) within a shorter distance (Freq. 1) come closer, my dear! they drew nearer getting nearer to the true explanation • Syn: ↑nigher, ↑closer • Usage Domain: ↑ …

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  • 12 come — verb 1) come and listen Syn: approach, advance, draw close/closer, draw near/nearer 2) they came last night Syn: arrive, get here/there, make it, appear, turn up, materialize; informal show (up) …

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  • 13 come up to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms come up to : present tense I/you/we/they come up to he/she/it comes up to present participle coming up to past tense came up to past participle come up to 1) come up to something to get nearer to a particular… …

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  • 14 come — 1. verb /kʌm/ a) To move from further away to nearer to. She’ll be coming ’round the mountain when she comes... b) To arrive The guests came at eight oclock. A …

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  • 15 come to — I. phrasal to be a question of < when it comes to pitching horseshoes, he s the champ > II. intransitive verb Date: circa 1572 1. to recover consciousness 2. a. to bring a ship s head nearer the wind ; luff b. to come to …

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  • 16 To come — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [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.… …

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  • 17 To come about — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [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.… …

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  • 18 To come abroad — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [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.… …

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  • 19 To come across — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [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.… …

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  • 20 To come after — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [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.… …

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