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  1. (intransitive) To move from further away to nearer to.
    1. To move towards the speaker.
    2. To move towards the listener.
    3. To move towards the object that is the focus of the sentence.
    4. (in subordinate clauses and gerunds) To move towards the agent or subject of the main clause.
    5. To move towards an unstated agent.
  2. (intransitive) To arrive.
  3. (intransitive) To appear, to manifest itself.
  4. (intransitive) To take a position to something else in a sequence.
  5. (copular verb) To approach a state of being or accomplishment.
  6. (figuratively, with to) To take a particular approach or point of view in regard to something.
  7. (copular verb) To become, to turn out to be.
  8. (intransitive) To be supplied, or made available; to exist.
  9. (slang) To carry through; to succeed in.
  10. (intransitive) Happen.
  11. (intransitive, with from or sometimes of) To have a social background.
    1. To be or have been a resident or native.
    2. To have been brought up by or employed by.
  12. (intransitive, of grain) To germinate.
  1. (obsolete) Coming, arrival; approach.
  2. (slang) Female ejaculatory discharge.
  1. Used to indicate an event, period, or change in state occurring after a present time.
  1. An exclamation to express annoyance.
  2. An exclamation to express encouragement, or to precede a request.
  1. (typography, obsolete) Alternative form of comma in its medieval use as a middot ⟨·⟩ serving as a form of colon.
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