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  • v. To come to pass; to develop; to occur; to take place; to happen.
  • v. To tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking. See also come to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. come to pass


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