Definition of Come On in English :

Define Come On in English

Come On meaning in English

Meaning of Come On in English

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Come On pronunciation in English

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Come On

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1. come on, come out, show up, surface, turn up

appear or become visible; make a showing

Example Sentences:
'She turned up at the funeral'
'I hope the list key is going to surface again'

2. approach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, go up, near

move towards

Example Sentences:
'We were approaching our destination'
'They are drawing near'
'The enemy army came nearer and nearer'

3. advance, come along, come on, get along, get on, progress, shape up

develop in a positive way

Example Sentences:
'He progressed well in school'
'My plants are coming along'
'Plans are shaping up'

4. come on, come up, go on

start running, functioning, or operating

Example Sentences:
'the lights went on'
'the computer came up'

5. come on

occur or become available

Example Sentences:
'water or electricity came on again after the earthquake'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Come On

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verb (intr, mainly adverb)
(of power, a water supply, etc) to become available; start running or functioning
to make or show progress; develop
my plants are coming on nicely
to advance, esp in battle
to begin
she felt a cold coming on
a new bowler has come on
5. theatre
to make an entrance on stage
to be considered, esp in a court of law
7. (preposition) come upon
8.  come on!
to attempt to give a specified impression
he came on like a hard man
10.  come on strong
11.  come on to
noun come-on
12. informal
anything that serves as a lure or enticement
hurry up!
cheer up! pull yourself together!
make an effort!
don't exaggerate! stick to the facts!
a gesture or remark made to encourage another person to make sexual advances
The image Sue projected was both a come-on and a challenge to every man in the club that night.
He ignores come-ons from the many women who seem to find him attractive.

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Come On

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to make progress
to meet by accident; find
to appear, begin to work, make an entrance, etc.
used to signify
invitation, often to a different place
encouragement, urgency, etc.
come on! you can do it
objection, disagreement, refusal to believe, etc.
come on! you can't be serious
noun Slang
an inviting look or gesture
something offered as an inducement
a swindler, esp. a shill

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Come On

see synonyms of come on
1. Something offered to allure or attract; an inducement, especially to buy.
2. Slang A sexual or romantic approach or proposal.

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