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come over
I. phrasal to seize suddenly and strangely
come round
intransitive verb Date: 1818 1. to change direction 2. to return to a former condition; especially come to 1 3. to accede to a particular opinion or course of action
come through
intransitive verb Date: 1914 1. to do what is needed or expected 2. to become communicated
come to
I. phrasal to be a question of
come to grief
phrasal to encounter misfortune (as calamity, defeat, or ruin)
come to grips with
phrasal to meet or deal with firmly, frankly, or straightforwardly
come to oneself
phrasal to get hold of oneself ; regain self-control
come to pass
phrasal happen
come to terms
phrasal 1. to reach an agreement — often used with with 2. to become adjusted especially emotionally or intellectually — usually used with with
come up
intransitive verb Date: 14th century 1. rise 6 2. to come near ; make an approach 3. to rise in rank or status 4. a. to come to attention or consideration b. ...
come up empty
phrasal to fail to achieve a desired result
come up with
phrasal to produce especially in dealing with a problem or challenge
come upon
phrasal to meet or find by chance ; come across
come with the territory
phrasal see go with the territory
noun Date: 1926 a small portable winch usually consisting of a cable attached to a hand-operated ratchet
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1925 a tempting often sexual invitation
noun Date: 1902 1. something (as an advertising promotion) intended to entice or allure 2. a usually sexual advance
noun Date: 1840 1. a person who withdraws from something established (as a religious body) 2. a person who advocates political reform
noun Date: 1889 1. a. a sharp or witty reply ; retort b. a cause for complaint 2. a return to a former position or condition (as of success or prosperity) ; recovery, ...
noun Date: 1966 a grounder in baseball hit directly to the pitcher
abbreviation Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
noun Date: 1581 1. archaic a. a writer of comedies b. an actor who plays comic roles 2. a comical individual; specifically a professional entertainer who uses any of ...
adjective Date: 1639 1. of or relating to comedy 2. comical 2 • comedically adverb
adverb see comedic
comédie humaine
foreign term Etymology: French human comedy ; the whole variety of human life
comédie larmoyante
foreign term Etymology: French tearful comedy ; sentimental comedy
noun Etymology: French comédienne, feminine of comédien comedian, from comédie Date: circa 1859 a woman who is a comedian
noun (plural comedones) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, glutton, from comedere to eat — more at comestible Date: 1866 blackhead 1
noun Date: 1840 a descent in rank or dignity
noun (plural -dies) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin comoedia, from Latin, drama with a happy ending, from Greek kōmōidia, from kōmos revel + aeidein to sing — ...
comedy drama
noun Date: 1870 serious drama that is interspersed with comedy
comedy of manners
Date: 1822 comedy that satirically portrays the manners and fashions of a particular class or set
noun see comely
adjective (comelier; -est) Etymology: Middle English comly, alteration of Old English cȳmlic glorious, from cȳme lively, fine; akin to Old High German kūmig weak Date: 13th ...
biographical name John Amos Czech Jan Ámos Komenský 1592-1670 Czech theologian & educator
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that comes or arrives 2. one making rapid progress or showing promise
I. adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin comestibilis, from Latin comestus, past participle of comedere to eat, from com- + edere to eat — more at eat Date: 15th century ...
noun Etymology: Middle English comete, from Old English cometa, from Latin, from Greek komētēs, literally, long-haired, from koman to wear long hair, from komē hair Date: ...
adjective see comet
adjective see comet
noun Etymology: come up + -ance Date: 1859 a deserved rebuke or penalty ; deserts
noun Etymology: Middle English confit, from Anglo-French *confit, from past participle of confire, cumfire to prepare, from Latin conficere, from com- + facere to make — more ...
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French cunforter, comforter, from Late Latin confortare to strengthen greatly, from Latin com- + fortis strong Date: ...
comfort food
noun Date: 1977 food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal
comfort station
noun Date: circa 1913 restroom
comfort zone
noun Date: 1923 1. the temperature range within which one is comfortable 2. the level at which one functions with ease and familiarity
adjective Date: 1769 1. a. affording or enjoying contentment and security b. affording or enjoying physical comfort 2. a. free from vexation or doubt b. ...
noun see comfortable
adverb see comfortable
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. capitalized Holy Spirit b. one that gives comfort 2. a. a long narrow usually knitted neck scarf b. a thick bed covering made of two ...
adverb see comfort I
adjective see comfort II
noun (plural comfreys) Etymology: Middle English cumfirie, from Anglo-French cunfirie, from Latin conferva a water plant, from confervēre to grow together (of bones), from com- ...
adjective (comfier; -est) Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1829 comfortable
I. adjective Etymology: Latin comicus, from Greek kōmikos, from kōmos revel Date: 1576 1. of, relating to, or marked by comedy 2. causing laughter or amusement ; funny ...
comic book
noun Date: 1941 a magazine containing sequences of comic strips — usually hyphenated in attributive use
comic opera
noun Date: 1762 opera of a humorous character with a happy ending and usually some spoken dialogue
comic relief
noun Date: 1875 a relief from the emotional tension especially of a drama that is provided by the interposition of a comic episode or element
comic strip
noun Date: 1920 a group of cartoons in narrative sequence
adjective Date: 1906 not to be taken seriously
adjective Date: 15th century 1. obsolete of or relating to comedy 2. causing laughter especially because of a startlingly or unexpectedly humorous impact Synonyms: see ...
noun see comical
adverb see comical
or Kumilla geographical name city E Bangladesh SE of Dhaka population 164,509
biographical name see Commynes
I. noun Date: 13th century an act or instance of arriving II. adjective Date: 15th century 1. immediately due in sequence or development 2. gaining importance
noun Date: 1916 the attainment of prominence, respectability, recognition, or maturity
noun or adjective see come out
transitive verb Date: 1602 commingle
noun Etymology: Russian Komintern, from Kommunisticheskiĭ Internatsional Communist International Date: 1923 the Communist International established in 1919 and dissolved in ...
noun (plural comitia) Etymology: Latin, plural of comitium, from com- + -it- (akin to ire to go) — more at issue Date: 1600 any of several public assemblies of the people in ...
adjective see comitia
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Latin comitat-, comitas, from comis courteous, probably from Old Latin cosmis, from com- + -smis (akin to Sanskrit smayate he smiles) — more at ...
comity of nations
Date: 1862 1. the courtesy and friendship of nations marked especially by mutual recognition of executive, legislative, and judicial acts 2. the group of nations practicing ...
noun plural Etymology: alteration of comics Date: 1973 comic books or comic strips
abbreviation commercial
abbreviation 1. command; commandant; commander; commanding 2. commentary 3. commerce; commercial 4. commission; commissioned; commissioner 5. committee 6. common; ...
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin, part of a sentence, from Greek komma segment, clause, from koptein to cut — more at capon Date: 1554 1. a punctuation mark, used ...
comma fault
noun Date: circa 1934 comma splice
comma splice
noun Date: 1924 the unjustified use of a comma between coordinate main clauses not connected by a conjunction (as in “nobody goes there anymore, it's boring”)
biographical name Henry Steele 1902-1998 American historian
I. verb Etymology: Middle English comanden, from Anglo-French cumander, from Vulgar Latin *commandare, alteration of Latin commendare to commit to one's charge — more at ...
command car
noun Date: 1941 an open armored car designed especially for military reconnaissance and capable of traveling over rough terrain
command economy
noun Date: 1942 an economic system in which activity is controlled by a central authority and the means of production are publicly owned
command module
noun Date: 1962 a space vehicle module designed to carry the crew, the chief communication equipment, and the equipment for reentry
command post
noun Date: circa 1918 a post at which the commander of a unit in the field receives orders and exercises command
command sergeant major
noun Date: 1967 a noncommissioned officer in the army ranking above a first sergeant
adjective see command I
noun Date: 1687 commanding officer
transitive verb Etymology: Afrikaans kommandeer, from French commander to command, from Old French comander Date: 1881 1. a. to compel to perform military service b. to ...
noun Date: 14th century 1. one in an official position of command or control: as a. commanding officer b. the presiding officer of a society or organization 2. a ...
commander in chief
Date: 1654 one who holds the supreme command of an armed force
Commander Islands
geographical name — see Komandorski Islands
noun see commander
noun (plural -eries) Date: 15th century 1. a district under the control of a commander of an order of knights 2. an assembly or lodge in a secret order
adjective Date: 1591 1. drawing attention or priority 2. difficult to overcome • commandingly adverb
commanding officer
noun Date: 1720 an officer in command; especially an officer in the armed forces in command of an organization or installation
adverb see commanding
noun Date: 13th century 1. the act or power of commanding 2. something that is commanded; especially one of the biblical Ten Commandments
noun (plural -dos or -does) Etymology: Afrikaans kommando, from Dutch commando command, from Spanish comando, from comandar to command, from Late Latin commandare Date: 1839 1. ...
comme ci, comme ça
foreign term Etymology: French so-so
comme il faut
adjective Etymology: French, literally, as it should be Date: 1756 conforming to accepted standards ; proper
commedia dell'arte
noun Etymology: Italian, literally, comedy of art Date: 1823 Italian comedy of the 16th to 18th centuries improvised from standardized situations and stock characters
transitive verb (-rated; -rating) Etymology: Latin commemoratus, past participle of commemorare, from com- + memorare to remind of, from memor mindful — more at memory Date: ...
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of commemorating 2. something that commemorates
adjective Date: 1612 intended as a commemoration; especially issued in limited quantities for a relatively short period in commemoration of a person, place, or event • ...
adverb see commemorative
noun see commemorate
verb (commenced; commencing) Etymology: Middle English comencen, from Anglo-French comencer, from Vulgar Latin *cominitiare, from Latin com- + Late Latin initiare to begin, from ...
noun Date: 13th century 1. an act, instance, or time of commencing 2. a. the ceremonies or the day for conferring degrees or diplomas b. the period of activities at ...
noun see commence
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French comander, from Latin commendare, from com- + mandare to entrust — more at mandate Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. ...
adjective see commend
adverb see commend
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. an act of commending b. something (as a formal citation) that commends 2. archaic compliment
adjective Date: 1544 serving to commend
noun see commend
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin commensalis, from Latin com- + Late Latin mensalis of the table, from Latin mensa table Date: 1877 of, relating to, or ...
noun Date: 1870 a relation between two kinds of organisms in which one obtains food or other benefits from the other without damaging or benefiting it
adverb see commensal
noun see commensurable
adjective Date: 1557 1. having a common measure; specifically divisible without remainder by a common unit 2. commensurate 2 • commensurability noun • commensurably ...
adverb see commensurable
adjective Etymology: Late Latin commensuratus, from Latin com- + Late Latin mensuratus, past participle of mensurare to measure, from Latin mensura measure — more at measure ...
adverb see commensurate
noun see commensurate
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin commentum, from Latin, invention, from neuter of commentus, past participle of comminisci to invent, from com- + -minisci ...
noun (plural -taries) Date: 15th century 1. a. an explanatory treatise — usually used in plural b. a record of events usually written by a participant — usually used ...
verb (-tated; -tating) Etymology: back-formation from commentator Date: 1794 transitive verb to give a commentary on intransitive verb to comment in a usually expository ...
noun Date: 14th century one who gives a commentary; especially one who reports and discusses news on radio or television
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin commercium, from com- + merc-, merx merchandise Date: 1537 1. social intercourse ; interchange of ideas, opinions, or sentiments ...
I. adjective Date: 1598 1. a. (1) occupied with or engaged in commerce or work intended for commerce (2) of or relating to commerce (3) characteristic of ...
commercial bank
noun Date: 1910 a bank organized chiefly to handle the everyday financial transactions of businesses (as through demand deposit accounts and short-term commercial loans)
commercial paper
noun Date: 1836 short-term unsecured discounted paper usually sold by one company to another for immediate cash needs
commercial traveler
noun Date: 1807 traveling salesman
British variant of commercialize
noun Date: 1849 1. commercial spirit, institutions, or methods 2. excessive emphasis on profit • commercialist noun • commercialistic adjective
noun see commercialism
adjective see commercialism
noun see commercial I
noun see commercialize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1830 1. a. to manage on a business basis for profit b. to develop commerce in 2. to exploit for profit 3. to debase in quality ...
adverb see commercial I
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1940 communist
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin commination-, comminatio, from comminari to threaten, from com- + minari to threaten — ...
adjective see commination
biographical name see Commynes
verb Date: 1612 transitive verb 1. to blend thoroughly into a harmonious whole 2. to combine (funds or properties) into a common fund or stock intransitive verb to ...
transitive verb (-nuted; -nuting) Etymology: Latin comminutus, past participle of comminuere, from com- + minuere to lessen — more at minor Date: 1626 to reduce to minute ...
noun see comminute
verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin commiseratus, past participle of commiserari, from com- + miserari to pity, from miser wretched Date: 1594 intransitive verb to feel or ...
adverb see commiserate
noun see commiserate
adjective see commiserate
noun Etymology: Russian komissar, from German Kommissar, from Medieval Latin commissarius Date: 1918 1. a. a Communist party official assigned to a military unit to teach ...
adjective see commissar
noun Etymology: New Latin commissariatus, from Medieval Latin commissarius Date: 1779 1. a system for supplying an army with food 2. food supplies 3. [Russian komissariat, ...
noun (plural -saries) Etymology: Middle English commissarie, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin commissarius, from Latin commissus, past participle of committere Date: 14th ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin commission-, commissio act of bringing together, from committere Date: 14th century 1. a. a formal written ...
commission merchant
noun Date: 1796 broker 1b
commission plan
noun Date: 1919 a method of municipal government under which a small elective commission exercises both executive and legislative powers and each commissioner directly ...
noun Etymology: French commissionnaire, from commission Date: 1641 chiefly British a uniformed attendant
commissioned officer
noun Date: 15th century an officer of the armed forces holding by a commission a rank of second lieutenant or ensign or above
noun Date: 15th century a person with a commission: as a. a member of a commission b. the representative of the governmental authority in a district, province, or other ...
noun see commissioner
adjective see commissure
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin commissura a joining, from commissus, past participle Date: 15th century 1. a point or ...
verb (committed; committing) Etymology: Middle English committen, from Anglo-French committer, from Latin committere to connect, entrust, from com- + mittere to send Date: 14th ...
noun Date: 1603 1. a. an act of committing to a charge or trust: as (1) a consignment to a penal or mental institution (2) an act of referring a matter to a ...
adjective see commit
noun Date: 1789 commitment, consignment
noun Date: 15th century 1. archaic a person to whom a charge or trust is committed 2. a. a body of persons delegated to consider, investigate, take action on, or report on ...
committee of the whole
Date: 1775 the whole membership of a legislative house sitting as a committee and operating under informal rules
noun Date: 1654 1. a member of a committee 2. a party leader of a ward or precinct
noun Date: 1853 1. a woman who is a member of a committee 2. a woman who is a party leader of a ward or precinct
verb Etymology: back-formation from Middle English comixt blended, from Latin commixtus, past participle of commiscēre to mix together, from com- + miscēre to mix — more at ...
noun Etymology: Latin commixtura, from commixtus Date: 1567 1. the act or process of mixing ; the state of being mixed 2. compound, mixture
abbreviation commodore
noun Etymology: French, from commode, adjective, suitable, convenient, from Latin commodus, from com- + modus measure — more at mete Date: circa 1688 1. a woman's ornate cap ...
noun see commodify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Date: 1982 to turn (as an intrinsic value or a work of art) into a commodity • commodification noun
adjective Etymology: Middle English, fertile, useful, modification of Medieval Latin commodosus, from Latin commodum convenience, from neuter of commodus Date: 15th century 1. ...
adverb see commodious
noun see commodious
noun see commoditize
transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1984 1. commodify; specifically to render (a good or service) widely available and interchangeable with one provided by another ...
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English commoditee, from Anglo-French commoditee, from Latin commoditat-, commoditas, from commodus Date: 15th century 1. an economic ...
noun Etymology: probably modification of Dutch commandeur commander, from French, from Old French comandeor, from comander to command Date: 1695 1. a. a captain in the navy ...
biographical name Lucius Aelius Aurelius A.D. 161-192 Roman emperor (180-192)
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English commun, from Anglo-French, from Latin communis — more at mean Date: 13th century 1. a. of or relating to a community at large ; ...
common carrier
noun Date: 15th century a business or agency that is available to the public for transportation of persons, goods, or messages
common cattle grub
noun Date: 1947 a cattle grub (Hypoderma lineatum) which is found throughout the United States and whose larva is particularly destructive to cattle
common cold
noun Date: 1770 an acute disease of the upper respiratory tract that is marked by inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose, throat, eyes, and eustachian tubes and by a ...
common denominator
noun Date: 1594 1. a common multiple of the denominators of a number of fractions 2. a common trait or theme
common difference
noun Date: circa 1771 the difference between two consecutive terms of an arithmetic progression
common divisor
noun Date: 1674 a number or expression that divides two or more numbers or expressions without remainder — called also common factor
Common Era
noun Date: 1846 Christian era
common factor
noun see common divisor
common fraction
noun Date: 1823 a fraction (as 1/2 or 3/4) in which the numerator and denominator are both integers and are separated by a horizontal or slanted line — compare decimal ...
common ground
noun Date: 1809 a basis of mutual interest or agreement
common law
noun Date: 14th century the body of law developed in England primarily from judicial decisions based on custom and precedent, unwritten in statute or code, and constituting ...
common logarithm
noun Date: 1849 a logarithm whose base is 10
common market
noun Date: 1893 an economic association (as of nations) formed to remove trade barriers among its members
Common Market
geographical name — see European Economic Community
common measure
noun Date: 1922 a meter consisting chiefly of iambic lines of 7 accents each arranged in rhymed pairs usually printed in 4-line stanzas — called also common meter
common meter
noun see common measure
common multiple
noun Date: circa 1823 a multiple of each of two or more numbers or expressions
common noun
noun Date: 1656 a noun that may occur with limiting modifiers (as a or an, some, every, and my) and that designates any one of a class of beings or things
common or garden
adjective Date: circa 1884 chiefly British ordinary
common pleas
noun plural Date: 15th century 1. singular in construction court of common pleas 2. a. actions over which the English crown did not exercise exclusive jurisdiction b. ...
common ratio
noun Date: circa 1771 the ratio of each term of a geometric progression to the term preceding it
common room
noun Date: circa 1670 1. a lounge available to all members of a residential community 2. a room in a college for faculty use
common salt
noun Date: 1585 salt 1a
common school
noun Date: 1575 a free public school
common sense
noun Date: 1726 sound and prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts Synonyms: see sense • commonsense adjective • commonsensible adjective ...
common situs picketing
noun Date: 1965 the picketing of an entire construction site by a trade union having a grievance with only a single subcontractor working there
common stock
noun Date: 1784 stock other than preferred stock
common time
noun Date: 1662 a musical meter marked by four beats per measure with the quarter note receiving a single beat
common touch
noun Date: 1936 the gift of appealing to or arousing the sympathetic interest of the common people
common year
noun Date: circa 1751 a calendar year containing no intercalary period
adjective Date: 1619 1. of, relating to, or based on the common law 2. relating to or based on a common-law marriage
noun Date: 1649 1. community land 2. commonalty 1a(2)
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English communalite commonwealth, alteration of communalte Date: 1543 1. the common people 2. a. possession of common features or ...
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English communalte, from Anglo-French comunalté, from comunal communal Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) the common people (2) the ...
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. one of the common people b. one who is not of noble rank 2. a student (as at Oxford) who pays for his own board
biographical name Barry 1917- American biologist & educator
adverb see common I
noun see common I
I. noun Etymology: translation of Latin locus communis widely applicable argument, translation of Greek koinos topos Date: 1561 1. archaic a striking passage entered in a ...
commonplace book
noun Date: 1578 a book of memorabilia
noun see commonplace II
adjective see common sense
adjective see common sense
adjective see common sense
adverb see common sense
noun Date: 14th century 1. archaic commonwealth 2. the general welfare
noun Date: 15th century 1. archaic commonweal 2 2. a nation, state, or other political unit: as a. one founded on law and united by compact or tacit agreement of the ...
Commonwealth Day
noun Date: 1958 a holiday observed in parts of the Commonwealth of Nations formerly on May 24 as the anniversary of Queen Victoria's birthday and now on the second Monday in ...
Commonwealth of Australia
geographical name see Australia 2
Commonwealth of Independent States
geographical name association of the former constituent republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics except for Lithuania, Latvia, & Estonia; formed 1991
Commonwealth of Nations
or the Commonwealth or formerly British Commonwealth geographical name political organization consisting of nations loyal to the British monarch; formerly constituted, with ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French commocion, from Latin commotion-, commotio, from commovēre Date: 15th century 1. a condition of civil unrest or ...
transitive verb (commoved; commoving) Etymology: Middle English commoeven, from Anglo-French commoveir, from Latin commovēre, from com- + movēre to move Date: 14th century 1. ...
adjective Etymology: French, from Late Latin communalis, from Latin communis Date: 1800 1. of or relating to one or more communes 2. of or relating to a community 3. a. ...
noun Date: 1871 1. social organization on a communal basis 2. loyalty to a sociopolitical grouping based on religious or ethnic affiliation • communalist noun or adjective
noun or adjective see communalism
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1890 1. communal state or character 2. a feeling of group solidarity
transitive verb see communal
adverb see communal
noun Etymology: French Date: 1872 1. capitalized one who supported or participated in the Commune of Paris in 1871 2. a person who lives in a commune
I. verb (communed; communing) Etymology: Middle English, to share, receive Communion, from Anglo-French communer, cummunier, from Late Latin communicare, from Latin Date: 15th ...
noun see communicable
adjective Date: 1534 1. capable of being communicated ; transmittable 2. communicative • communicability noun • communicableness noun • communicably adverb
noun see communicable
adverb see communicable
noun Date: 1552 1. a church member entitled to receive Communion; broadly a member of a fellowship 2. one that communicates; specifically informant • communicant ...
verb (-cated; -cating) Etymology: Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare to impart, participate, from communis common — more at mean Date: 1526 transitive verb ...
noun see communicate
noun Date: 14th century 1. an act or instance of transmitting 2. a. information communicated b. a verbal or written message 3. a. a process by which information is ...
adjective see communication
adjective Date: 14th century 1. tending to communicate ; talkative 2. of or relating to communication • communicatively adverb • communicativeness noun
adverb see communicative
noun see communicative
noun see communicate

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