- n. Alternative form of come-on.
- v. Used other than as an idiom: see come, on.
- v. intransitive, idiomatic To show sexual or relational interest through words or sometimes actions
- v. intransitive To appear on a television broadcast.
- v. intransitive To progress, to develop
- v. intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial, UK To get one's period, start menstruating.
- v. transitive To encounter, discover; to come upon.
- v. sports To enter the playing field.
- interj. An expression of encouragement.
- interj. An expression of disbelief.
- interj. hurry up
- v. occur or become available
- v. start running, functioning, or operating
- v. appear or become visible; make a showing
- v. move towards
- v. develop in a positive way
““Daddy, Grandma says for you and Ms. Deeva to come on up these stairs before she comes down and get you.””
“And then Mother Wind called out her name, too, the same way she called for her children to come on home.”
“Tis a fine prospect, Gideon, but we have not come on a grand tour; we have business to settle at Tempest House.”
“Not just how it learned to get a protein to open the helix, or how DNA-P is made and then knows to come on the scene, or how it finds and joins the correct base.”
“Mrs. Naylor saw lights come on in the house and got worried all over again.”
“If you come on in and mention you're in town because you're stuck from Carmageddon, you can get 15 percent off tattoos and piercings, proprietor Howard Teman said.”
“The latest plan was discussed at a meeting of euro-zone finance-ministry officials in Vienna last week, and senior euro-zone officials said Saturday that there was a tentative agreement to give Greece more financing—and that aid would likely come on condition that private-sector creditors bear some of the burden.”
“They come on great occasions: they are found at the great ganglions of history—not of political or social history, but of that spiritual history which cannot be fully known by men.”
“Soviet relations: The unratified but voluntarily adhered-to SALT II treaty was scheduled to expire December 31 at the same time that some of our new weapons developed under the strategic modernization program were scheduled to come on line.”
“Since the advent of digital video recorders, I rarely watch2 TV commercials even when they come on during live sporting events I immediately change the channel, usually to a different live sporting event.”
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