Definition of Come through
1. Verb. Penetrate. "The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft"
2. Verb. Succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems. "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
3. Verb. Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.). "The business is going to come through "; "He survived the cancer against all odds"
Entails: Convalesce, Recover, Recuperate
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Get The Better Of, Overcome
Derivative terms: Survival, Survivor
4. Verb. Attain success or reach a desired goal. "The business is going to come through "; "She struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
Specialized synonyms: Hit, Bring Off, Carry Off, Manage, Negociate, Pull Off, Clear, Pass, Hit The Jackpot, Luck Out, Nail, Nail Down, Peg, Make It, Pass, Run, Act, Work, Pan Out, Accomplish, Achieve, Attain, Reach, Arrive, Get In, Go Far, Make It
Entails: Assay, Attempt, Essay, Seek, Try
Derivative terms: Succeeder, Winner
Definition of Come through
1. Verb. (idiomatic) To survive, to endure. ¹
2. Verb. (intransitive idiomatic) To succeed. ¹
3. Verb. (''with an object preceded by the preposition'' for) Not to let somebody down, keep one's promise. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Come Through Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Come Through Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Come Through
Literary usage of Come through
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"come through the heather, around him gather, Ye're a' the welcomer early; ... come through the heather, etc. There's ne'er a lass in a' the Ian' But vows ..."
2. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"CHAPTER XX. General Lee in Richmond: beard white.—First proposition to trade cotton to the enemy.—Secretary in favor of it.—All the letters come through my ..."
3. The Scottish Songs by Robert Chambers (1829)
"come through the heather, around him gather, Come Ronald, come Donald, ... come through the heather, &c. Then here's a health to Charlie's cause, ..."
4. The Individual Delinquent: A Text-book of Diagnosis and Prognosis for All by William Healy (1915)
"Good Treatment Can Only come through Understanding and Following Up. § 123. Our Fundamental Ideas of Treatment are Derived from Observations. ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
""Why could harm come through investigation to the Republican party? Because he knew, and knows now, as the country knows, that these calumnies against the ..."