Definitions

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  • v. To change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.
  • v. To regain consciousness after a faint etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. change one's position or opinion
  • v. happen regularly

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Examples

  • I stood in the shadows and saw Bergen Stettner come around the side of the building and approach the vans.

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  • As he picked, the rolled fat of his front jiggled in time with the frailing, but when he got to where the tune was ready to come around again, the notes scrambled all together and he bogged down and halted.

    Cold Mountain

  • Delaware would come around as well with the arrival of a third delegate, Caesar Rodney, who was then hurrying to Philadelphia.

    Robert Morris

  • When I come around the next time, Sue Doss is at my bedside.

    127 Hours

  • And, for the record, I did get Harry to come around to the idea before I went through with it, and I know he would agree that my boob job was a good decisionit made me feel like a woman again and resuscitated our sex life!

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  • Page 70 few that mother could take into her confidence and who would come around and be introduced to John Comly's speller and reader.

    Unwritten History

  • You wouldn't get a word out of your mouth before old Rupie'd have you where you'd wished you never come around him, lettin 'on like you was so much!

    Penrod

  • He'd come around the back of the vardo, quiet as mice, and she hadn't seen him.

    The Warslayer

  • Carnarvon was to clear for action, to sail as soon as possible, and to “engage the enemy as they come around the corner” of Cape Pembroke.

    Castles of Steel

  • He used to come around and ask Mummy for money, after she inherited Granddad's packet, but we never saw much of him in between.

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