Synonyms of the month
Move forward, progress, develop. For example, We stopped as soon as darkness began to come on. Hurry up, as in Come on now, it's getting late. This imperative to urge someone forward has been so used since about Also, come upon. Meet or find unexpectedly, as in We came on him while walking down the street , or I came upon an old friend in the bookstore today. Make a stage entrance, as in After the next cue she comes on from the right.
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Top definition. Come On. The single most persuasive phrase in the English language.