MOVE TOWARDS [I] › to move or travel towards a person who is speaking or towards the place that they are speaking about: Come and see what I've done. Can you come to my party? She came in the evening. The rain came down heavily. Here comes Adam (= Adam is coming).
ARRIVE [I] › to arrive somewhere or go to a place: I'll come and see you later. [+ to do sth] I've come to see Mr Curtis. I've come about the job. Has the paper come yet? Dad will come for you at six. We came to a crossroads.
GO WITH SOMEONE [I] › to go somewhere with the person who is speaking: Come for a walk with us. We're going to the cinema. Do you want to come?
come after/first/last, etc › to have or achieve a particular position in a race, competition, list, etc: Our team came third. Sunday comes after Saturday.
come past/to/up to, etc › to reach a particular length, height, or depth: The water came up to my waist.
come apart/off, etc › to become separated or removed from something: The book came apart in my hands. The handle came off. My shoelaces have come undone. The door came open.
come easily/easy/naturally › to be very easy for someone: Singing came naturally to Louise.
HAPPEN [I] › to happen: Spring has come early. The worst problems are still to come. I've finished cleaning the bathroom. What comes next?
how come informal › used to ask why or how something has happened: How come you didn't go to the party?
come and go › to exist or happen somewhere for a short time and then go away: The feeling of nausea comes and goes.
BE AVAILABLE [I] › to be available in a particular size, colour, etc: The table comes in three different sizes. Furniture like this doesn't come cheap.
come to do sth › to start to do something: I have come to rely on acupuncture. This place has come to be known as 'Pheasant Corner'.
when it comes to sth/doing sth › used to introduce a new idea that you want to say something about: When it comes to baking cakes, she's an expert.