come into being

verb
be born or come into existence (Freq. 3)
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All these flowers come to life when the rains come

Syn: ↑come to life
Hypernyms: ↑be born
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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come into being phrase
to start to exist

at the moment when the Earth came into being

Thesaurus: to start to exist or happensynonym
Main entry: being

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • come into being — index arise (originate), occur (happen) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come into being — verb To form; to start to exist. Sociologists would like to study how this phenomenon came into being. Syn: appear, form, materialize, take shape …   Wiktionary

  • come into being — to start to exist at the moment when the Earth came into being …   English dictionary

  • come into/enter into force — ► when laws, rules, or systems come into force, they start being used: »The final stage of measures to improve access to work for disabled employees comes into force tomorrow. Main Entry: ↑force …   Financial and business terms

  • come into force — come into/enter into force ► when laws, rules, or systems come into force, they start being used: »The final stage of measures to improve access to work for disabled employees comes into force tomorrow. Main Entry: ↑force …   Financial and business terms

  • come into effect — (also take effect) ► to start working or being used: »On April 1 new sales taxes will come into effect. »The new credit regulations will take effect next year. Main Entry: ↑effect …   Financial and business terms

  • come into force — come/enter into ˈforce idiom (of a law, rule, etc.) to start being used • When do the new regulations come into force? Main entry: ↑forceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • come into out of use — come into/go out of, etc. ˈuse idiom to start/stop being used • When did this word come into common use? • These pesticides are gradually going out of use. Main entry: ↑useidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • come into use — phrase to start being used by people Computers first came into use in the early 1950s. Thesaurus: to use something, or to be usedsynonym Main entry: use …   Useful english dictionary

  • come into — phr verb Come into is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑train Come into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑being, ↑category, ↑conflict, ↑contact, ↑effect, ↑equation, ↑existence, ↑fashion, ↑focus, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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