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Synonyms for come across

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover(verb)

    find unexpectedly

    "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"

    Synonyms:
    detect, come over, chance upon, distinguish, excise, let out, hear, bring out, identify, hit, arrive at, disclose, attain, let on, chance on, describe, get word, reach, take, key, fall upon, meet, strike, reveal, move, assume, enter upon, see, find out, collide with, coin, gain, encounter, give away, fall, divulge, walk out, impinge on, shine, affect, run into, scratch, happen upon, achieve, pick up, run across, resonate, observe, get a line, notice, key out, mint, strickle, name, accomplish, impress, expose, take up, come to, expunge, unwrap, break, learn, come upon, light upon, get wind, discover, luck into, find, make

  2. come across(verb)

    be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression

    Synonyms:
    chance on, chance upon, resonate, fall upon, strike, happen upon, run into, meet, light upon, come over, encounter, discover, attain, come upon, run across, see

  3. meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see(verb)

    come together

    "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"

    Synonyms:
    ensure, project, hit, interpret, examine, look, experience, get word, visualise, take on, come upon, fit, assure, image, fancy, run across, go steady, fulfill, learn, fill, receive, run into, discover, light upon, escort, fall upon, contact, pick up, cope with, visit, collide with, reckon, consider, happen, suffer, regard, get a line, get wind, chance on, figure, take care, match, converge, gather, control, ascertain, come over, attend, date, realize, check, meet, go out, witness, attain, strike, chance, catch, forgather, construe, find out, foregather, see, jar against, satisfy, visualize, picture, fulfil, bump into, find, conform to, knock against, go through, take in, view, chance upon, assemble, see to it, butt against, insure, bump, hear, impinge on, envision, happen upon, determine, play, encounter, watch, resonate, touch, understand, get together, realise, adjoin

  4. come across, come over(verb)

    communicate the intended meaning or impression

    "He came across very clearly"

    Synonyms:
    chance on, chance upon, resonate, fall upon, strike, happen upon, run into, meet, light upon, come over, encounter, discover, attain, come upon, run across, see

  5. resonate, come across(verb)

    be received or understood

    Synonyms:
    encounter, chance upon, resonate, fall upon, chance on, strike, run into, meet, light upon, happen upon, discover, attain, vibrate, come upon, come over, run across, see

How to pronounce come across?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say come across in sign language?

  1. comeacross

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How to use come across in a sentence?

  1. Ben Carson:

    But that is not an un-Christian thing to do to make sure that people don't come across our border illegally. That's a just thing to do.

  2. Jerry DeLemus:

    He didn't say Mexicans, he said Mexico, his point was that Mexico is outmaneuvering America and they are out maneuvering us. What other country in the world would allow that type of illegal immigration to come across the border?

  3. Elliot Budd:

    It just comes down to the fact that it's really dry right now and they're looking for water and it is mating season right now, they are using a lot more energy than they normally would so they need more water. They're non-venomous these snakes. They aren't considered dangerous. They're not something to fear but it's best if you come across them to leave them alone.

  4. Produce Express:

    I’ve been doing this for 30 years and I have never come across insects inside of our lemons, we have never had one report of lemons being infested with maggots or worms. We are USDA-certified and have passed all of our health inspections.

  5. Melvin Belli:

    There may be better lawyers than I, but so far I haven't come across any of them in court.


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