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come about


Definitions from WordNet

Verb come about has 1 sense
  1. happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    It ----s that CLAUSE

Definitions from the Web

Come About

Definition 1 - Verb

to happen, occur, or take place

Example: The change in weather came about suddenly.

Definition 2 - Phrasal verb

to occur as a result of specific circumstances or events

Example: The meeting was cancelled, so the opportunity for discussion never came about.

Definition 3 - Noun

the act of changing direction, especially of a sailing vessel, by turning the bow into the wind

Example: The ship's come about allowed it to sail smoothly towards its destination.

Definition 4 - Adjective

referring to something widely accepted or known locally

Example: This cafe is a come-about place, known only among the locals.

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