Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To accede or to come to; to be superadded to, to be added to something or become a part of it, though inessential.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To accede, or come (to); to be added to something or become a part of it, though not essential.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To accede or come; be added or become a part, though not essential.

Etymologies

From Latin advenire ("to come to, arrive at"), from ad ("to") + venire ("to come"). Compare convene, intervene, supervene. (Wiktionary)

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  • In addition, advene (transitive verb) means "to come to, reach" (Oxford English Dictionary).

    June 29, 2011

  • MW - "intransitive verb : to become added to something or become a part of it

    transitive verb : to come to or reach"

    September 25, 2008