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Meaning of COME ACROSS

Pronunciation:  kum u'kros

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  be received or understood
  2. [v]  communicate the intended meaning or impression; "He came across very clearly"
  3. [v]  come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
  4. [v]  be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression
  5. [v]  find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
 Synonyms: attain, chance on, chance upon, come over, come upon, discover, encounter, fall upon, happen upon, light upon, meet, ran into, resonate, run across, see, strike
 See Also: appear, communicate, cross, find, intercommunicate, intersect, look, regain, seem, strike a chord, understand



Thesaurus Terms
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