come by

Definitions of come by
  1. verb
    obtain, especially accidentally
    synonyms: come into
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    hit, stumble
    encounter by chance
    type of:
    acquire, get
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  2. verb
    visit informally and spontaneously
    synonyms: drop by, drop in
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    type of:
    call, call in, visit
    pay a brief visit
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