come along

Definitions of come along
  1. verb
    come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
    “Then the computer came along and changed our lives”
    synonyms: appear
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    Antonyms:
    disappear, vanish
    cease to exist
    types:
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    gleam
    appear briefly
    fulminate
    come on suddenly and intensely
    occur
    be found to exist
    geminate, pair
    occur in pairs
    run
    occur persistently
    collocate
    have a strong tendency to occur side by side
    abound in, pullulate with, teem in
    exist in large quantity
  2. verb
    develop in a positive way
    “My plants are coming along
    synonyms: advance, come on, get along, get on, progress, shape up
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    Antonyms:
    regress, retrograde, retrogress
    get worse or fall back to a previous condition
    types:
    climb
    improve one's social status
    leapfrog
    progress by large jumps instead of small increments
    type of:
    develop
    grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
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