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    come across - Dictionary definition and meaning for word come across

    Definition
    (verb) find unexpectedly
    Example Sentence
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
    Definition
    (verb) be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression Definition
    (verb) come together
    Synonyms : encounter , meet , run across , run into , see
    Example Sentence
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!
    Definition
    (verb) communicate the intended meaning or impression
    Synonyms : come over
    Example Sentence
    • He came across very clearly
    Definition
    (verb) be received or understood
    Synonyms : resonate
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