[ koh-meez ]

noun,plural com·i·tes [kom-i-teez]. /ˈkɒm ɪˌtiz/.
  1. Astronomy. companion1 (def. 6).

  2. Anatomy. a blood vessel accompanying another vessel or a nerve.

Origin of comes

1675–85; <Latin: traveling companion, probably <*com-it-s, equivalent to com-com- + -it- noun derivative of īre to go + -s nominative singular ending

Words Nearby comes Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use comes in a sentence

  • It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.

  • Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.

    Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • But it seems to me that with adolescence comes the right to knowledge and the right of judgment.

    The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • It seems to be a true instinct which comes before education and makes education possible.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • I would not trust their removal to any other hand, and so, the panel comes out without a shake.

    Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu