Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb come_across

5 senses of come across

Sense 1
fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover -- (find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake")
       => find, regain -- (come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!")

Sense 2
come across -- (be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression)
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")

Sense 3
meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see -- (come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!")

Sense 4
come across, come over -- (communicate the intended meaning or impression; "He came across very clearly")
       => communicate, intercommunicate -- (transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist")

Sense 5
resonate, come across -- (be received or understood)

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