Definitions

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  • v. To become real: to become true or existent.
  • v. To breed true; to maintain identity of salient characteristics through propagation processes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And in case Lyell’s memory needed refreshing about Darwin’s prior claim to the theory: Your words have come true with a vengeance that I should be forestalled.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • To take part in the inner circle of the successful mediation effort between Israel and the PLO was a dream come true for me as a young Norwegian diplomat.

    A Billion Lives

  • – and when she entered the sitting-room, what Mr. Carleton, years before, had said of the wood-flower, was come true in its fullest extent – "a storm-wind had beaten it to the ground."

    Queechy

  • I have a dream of laying my head on your breast and sleeping an aeon or so, and the dream will come true ere another year is gone.

    Chapter 30

  • "I've discovered quite another dream come true here in Bramley Hollow."

    Hero Come Back

  • Besame mucho, love me forever and make all my dreams come true left, right, left, right, left, right!

    Five Stops on Line 2, Ch 1: Qalb elouz

  • It was all she could do not to make Seta's terrors come true then and there.

    The Great Hunt

  • Miss M. Lillie gave me the cold shoulder & I began to think that Miss Ida's prediction had come true viz — that she was a great flirt.

    Letter from Arthur McKimmon to Sophie Manly, November 15, 1859

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