Definition of Come in

1. Verb. To come or go into. "The boat entered an area of shallow marshes"




2. Verb. Be received. "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"
Exact synonyms: Come
Generic synonyms: Arrive, Come, Get

3. Verb. Come into fashion; become fashionable.
Category relationships: Fashion
Generic synonyms: Change
Antonyms: Go Out

4. Verb. To insert between other elements. "She interjected clever remarks"

5. Verb. Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal. "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
Exact synonyms: Come Out, Place
Generic synonyms: Rank
Derivative terms: Place

Definition of Come in

1. Verb. To enter. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) Of a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well. ¹

3. Verb. (music) To join or enter; to begin playing with a group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Come In

come down on
come down the pike
come down to
come down to us
come down with
come for
come forth
come forward
come from
come from behind
come full circle
come hell or high water
come hither
come home
come home to roost
come in (current term)
come in for
come in from the cold
come in handy
come into
come into being
come into effect
come into force
come into its own
come near
come of
come of age
come off it

Literary usage of Come in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Izaak Walton (1909)
"But why standest thou thus at the door? come in, thou Daughter of Abraham. We was talking of thee but ... Come Children, come in; come Maiden, come in. ..."

2. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (1882)
"I do not ask you to come in the morning, for we must walk to the Park, to call on Lady Middleton." He engaged to be with them by four o'clock. CHAPTER XV. ..."

3. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"I do not ask you to come in the morning, for we must walk to the park, to call on Lady Middleton." He engaged to be with them by four o'clock. ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... brushe as it were uppon youre walles ; wherefore do this, locke up youre up-streete doore, & use it no more : let youre spinners & weavers come in at ..."

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