- 1. approach, approaching, coming, motion, movement, move
- usage: the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
- 2. advent, coming, arrival, reaching
- usage: arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
- 3. approach, approaching, coming, timing
- usage: the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter"
- 4. orgasm, climax, sexual climax, coming, consummation
- usage: the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
- 1. come, come up, travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
- 2. arrive, get, come
- usage: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
- 3. come, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
- usage: come to pass; arrive, as in due course; "The first success came three days later"; "It came as a shock"; "Dawn comes early in June"
- 4. come, change
- usage: reach or enter a state, relation, condition, use, or position; "The water came to a boil"; "We came to understand the true meaning of life"; "Their anger came to a boil"; "I came to realize the true meaning of life"; "The shoes came untied"; "come into contact with a terrorist group"; "his face went red"; "your wish will come true"
- 5. come, follow, originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow
- usage: to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
- 6. come, exist, be
- usage: be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"
- 7. issue forth, come
- usage: come forth; "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard"
- 8. hail, come, be
- usage: be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"
- 9. come, run, go, pass, lead, extend
- usage: extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"
- 10. come, be
- usage: exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"
- 11. come, travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"
- 12. fall, come, be
- usage: come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
- 13. come, result, ensue
- usage: happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"
- 14. total, number, add up, come, amount, be
- usage: add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
- 15. come, add up, amount, become, turn
- usage: develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
- 16. come, come in, arrive, get, come
- usage: be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"
- 17. occur, come, become
- usage: come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"
- 18. derive, come, descend
- usage: come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins"
- 19. do, fare, make out, come, get along, proceed, go
- usage: proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way"
- 20. come, experience, see, go through
- usage: experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"
- 21. come, rank
- usage: have a certain priority; "My family comes first"
WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
- 1. approaching, coming(prenominal), forthcoming, upcoming, future (vs. past) (vs. present)
- usage: of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions"
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