- Trademark. Comedy Central: a cable television channel.
- computer output on microfilm.
- a prefix meaning “with,” “together,” “in association,” and (with intensive force) “completely,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (commit): used in the formation of compound words before b, p, m: combine; compare; commingle.
Origin of com-
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Contemporary Examples of com
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Historical Examples of com
By'm'by Tex com' long on beeg hoss an' nodder man on leetle hoss.Prairie Flowers
James B. Hendryx
There had been changes in the com dome since the capture of the cap.Storm Over Warlock
W'en morning com', then we mak' litter an' carry M'sieu' Tom.Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer
Jessie Graham Flower
Com, quick,” said she, seizing March by the hand; “com with me.The Wild Man of the West
What has previously been said about 42 Com Berenicis applies in a measure to this star also.Pleasures of the telescope
- a commercial company
- a process in which a computer output is converted direct to microfiche or film, esp 35 or 16 millimetre film
- (as modifier)a COM machine
Word Origin for COM
- together; with; jointlycommingle
Word Origin for com-
word-forming element usually meaning "with, together," from Latin com, archaic form of classical Latin cum "together, together with, in combination," from PIE *kom- "beside, near, by, with" (cf. Old English ge-, German ge-). The prefix in Latin sometimes was used as an intensive.
Before vowels and aspirates, reduced to co-; before -g-, assimilated to cog- or con-; before -l-, assimilated to col-; before -r-, assimilated to cor-; before -c-, -d-, -j-, -n-, -q-, -s-, -t-, -v- assimilated to con-.
- Together; with; joint; jointly:commensalism.