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

2 senses of come close

Sense 1
come close -- (nearly do something; "She came close to quitting her job")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
approximate, come close -- (be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own")
       => resemble -- (appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work")

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