HyperDic: come_about

English > 1 sense of the expression come about:
VERBchangecome about, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, take placecome to pass
English > come about: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningCome to pass.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; It ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymshappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, take place
Caused byeffect, effectuate, set upproduce
trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch offput in motion or move to act
NarroweranticipateBe a forerunner of or occur earlier than
arise, come upResult or issue / issue
backfire, backlash, recoilCome back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
befall, bechance, betideBecome of
break, recrudesce, develophappen / happen
breakhappen or take place
chanceBe the case by chance
comeCome to pass
come around, roll aroundhappen regularly
concur, coincidehappen simultaneously
developBe gradually disclosed or unfolded
falloccur at a specified time or place
fall, shine, striketouch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
giveOccur
go off, come off, go overhappen in a particular manner
happen, materialize, materialisecome into being
happen, befall, bechancehappen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
interveneOccur between other event or between certain points of time
proceed, goFollow a certain course
recur, repeathappen or occur again
resultCome about or follow as a consequence
supervenetake place as an additional or unexpected development
synchronize, synchronise, contemporize, contemporisehappen at the same time
transpirecome about, happen, or occur
turn outprove to be in the result or end
Spanishacaecer, acontecer, llegar a ocurrir, llegar a pasar, ocurrir, pasar, sobrevenir, suceder, tener lugar
Catalanesdevenir-se, ocórrer, passar, sobrevenir, succeir, tenir lloc

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