come on

come on
verb
1. appear or become visible; make a showing (Freq. 9)
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She turned up at the funeral

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I hope the list key is going to surface again

Syn: ↑come out, ↑turn up, ↑surface, ↑show up
Derivationally related forms: ↑surface (for: ↑surface)
Hypernyms: ↑appear
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Something is ——ing PP

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Somebody ——s PP

2. move towards (Freq. 5)
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We were approaching our destination

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They are drawing near

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The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Syn: ↑approach, ↑near, ↑go up, ↑draw near, ↑draw close, ↑come near
Derivationally related forms: ↑approachable (for: ↑approach), ↑approach (for: ↑approach)
Hypernyms: ↑come, ↑come up
Hyponyms:
Verb Group: ↑approach, ↑come near
Entailment: ↑advance, ↑progress, ↑pass on, ↑move on, ↑march on, ↑go on
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

3. develop in a positive way (Freq. 2)
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He progressed well in school

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My plants are coming along

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Plans are shaping up

Syn: ↑progress, ↑come along, ↑advance, ↑get on, ↑get along, ↑shape up
Ant: ↑regress (for: ↑progress)
Derivationally related forms: ↑advance (for: ↑advance), ↑progress (for: ↑progress)
Hypernyms: ↑develop
Hyponyms: ↑climb, ↑leapfrog
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

4. start running, functioning, or operating
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the lights went on

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the computer came up

Syn: ↑go on, ↑come up
Ant: ↑go off (for: ↑go on)
Hypernyms: ↑start, ↑go, ↑get going
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

5. occur or become available
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water or electricity came on again after the earthquake

Hypernyms:
get down, ↑begin, ↑get, ↑start out, ↑start, ↑set about, ↑set out, ↑commence
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s


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