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Definition of the verb come in

What does come in mean as a doing phrase?


  1. to come or go into
  2. be received
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of come in: come
    • more generic words: arrive / come / get = reach a destination
  3. come into fashion; become fashionable
    • domain: fashion
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • antonym: go out
    • more generic word: change = undergo a change; become different in essence
  4. to insert between other elements
  5. take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • synonyms of come in: come out / place
    • more generic word: rank = take or have a position relative to others

Alternative definition of the verb come in


  1. To enter.
  2. [idiomatic] Of a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.
  3. [music] To join or enter; to begin playing with a group.


  1. "Come In" is a musical album of Children 18:3.
    • released on
  2. "Come In" is a musical single of Flymore.
    • released on
  3. "Come In" a.k.a. "Come in..." is a musical EP of Woody McBride.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  4. "Come In" a.k.a. "Come In!" is a musical album of Vladimir Martynov.
    • released in (14 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Come In

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Google previewCurrent Issues in the Analysis of Semitic Grammar and Lexicon II (2006)

Oslo-Göteborg Cooperation 4th-5th November 2005 by Lutz Edzard, Jan Retsö

come in basically three forms, but can, of course, ...

Google previewA dictionary of quotations from various authors in ancient and modern languages (1831)

by Hugh Moore

— " Extremes sometimes come in contact : from the eminently sublime to the truly ridiculous there is scarcely a step." — M.D. 2077. Les girouettes qui sont placées le plus haut, tournent le mieux. (Fr.) — " Weathercocks placed on the most ...

Google previewA Minecraft Mini-Encyclopedia (2014)

by Cori Dusmann

Spiders, cave spiders, and spider jockeys Drops: String and spider eyes Spiders come in several varieties. The most common are large. Very occasionally they are ridden by skeleton jockeys, making them more dangerous at a distance.

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Come in Baby Sign Language, ASL

Your baby can easily learn from you to sign Come. Learn how to teach your baby to sign Come {on the go} with ASL {without flashcards}. Post a video of your ...

Quotes about Come In

If you are a dreamer, come in
If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,
A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer...
If you're a pretender, come sit by the fire
For we have some flax-golden tales to spin.
Come in!
Come in! (Sheldon Allan Silverstein)
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