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come on

Definitions of come on
  1. verb
    move towards
    synonyms: approach, come near, draw close, draw near, go up, near
    approach, come near
    come near in time
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    drive up
    approach while driving
    bear down on, bear down upon
    sail towards another vessel, of a ship
    edge in, edge up
    push one's way into (a space)
    close
    draw near
    crowd, push
    approach a certain age or speed
    type of:
    come, come up
    move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
  2. verb
    start running, functioning, or operating
    synonyms: come up, go on
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    Antonyms:
    go off
    stop running, functioning, or operating
    type of:
    get going, go, start
    begin or set in motion
  3. verb
    occur or become available
    “water or electricity came on again after the earthquake”
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    begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out
    take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  4. verb
    appear or become visible; make a showing
    synonyms: come out, show up, surface, turn up
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    appear
    come into sight or view
  5. verb
    develop in a positive way
    synonyms: advance, come along, 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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