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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
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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]

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