Idioms for come

Origin of come

before 900; Middle English comen, Old English cuman; cognate with Dutch komen, German kommen, Gothic qiman, Old Norse koma, Latin venīre (see avenue), Greek baínein (see basis), Sanskrit gácchati (he) goes
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British Dictionary definitions for come into (1 of 2)

come into

verb (intr, preposition)

to enter
to inherit
come into one's own
  1. to become fulfilledshe really came into her own when she got divorced
  2. to receive what is due to one

British Dictionary definitions for come into (2 of 2)

come
/ (kʌm) /

verb comes, coming, came or come (mainly intr)

interjection

an exclamation expressing annoyance, irritation, etccome now!; come come!

noun taboo, slang

semen

Word Origin for come

Old English cuman; related to Old Norse koma, Gothic qiman, Old High German queman to come, Sanskrit gámati he goes
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Idioms and Phrases with come into (1 of 2)

come into

1

Inherit, acquire, as in She expected to come into a fortune when she turned twenty-one. [Early 1700s]

2

Accede to power or office, as in He came into office in 1820 and served three terms. [Early 1800s]

3

come into one's own. Get rightful possession of something; achieve rightful recognition. For example, The serial composers have finally come into their own. [Early 1900s]

Idioms and Phrases with come into (2 of 2)

come

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