Synonyms for (verb) come on

Synonyms: advance, get along, get on, progress, come along, come on, shape up

Definition: develop in a positive way

Usage: He progressed well in school; My plants are coming along; Plans are shaping up

Similar words: develop

Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time


Synonyms: come on

Definition: occur or become available

Usage: water or electricity came on again after the earthquake

Similar words: commence, start, start out, set about, set out, get, get down, begin

Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

Usage: We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now


Synonyms: show up, turn up, surface, come on, come out

Definition: appear or become visible; make a showing

Usage: She turned up at the funeral; I hope the list key is going to surface again

Similar words: appear

Definition: come into sight or view

Usage: He suddenly appeared at the wedding; A new star appeared on the horizon


Synonyms: come on, come up, go on

Definition: start running, functioning, or operating

Usage: the lights went on; the computer came up

Similar words: start, go, get going

Definition: begin or set in motion

Usage: I start at eight in the morning; Ready, set, go!


Synonyms: come near, come on, go up, near, draw close, draw near, approach

Definition: move towards

Usage: We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Similar words: come, come up

Definition: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

Usage: He came singing down the road; Come with me to the Casbah; come down here!; come out of the closet!; come into the room