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come (a)round

1. To visit. Now that you're living in our neighborhood, please come around whenever you want.
2. To regain consciousness. After Lily fainted, we used smelling salts to get her to come round. The patient who'd been knocked out finally came around.
3. To take a curved or circular route. Once you come around the bend, you'll be able to see the city in the distance.
4. To avoid something. I came around the block to avoid the house with the scary dog.
5. To happen or occur, typically regularly. I've been saving for months, with the goal of buying a car by the time my next birthday comes around.
6. To change one's position or view on something. He'll never come around to our side now that you've insulted him! What caused you to come round to our way of thinking?
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come around

1. To change one's view or opinion of someone or something. My dad hates all of my boyfriends at first, but don't worry, he'll come around eventually. I think he was beginning to see the benefits of our plan, but he'll never come around now that you've insulted him!
2. To visit someone or a particular area. I hope you'll come around more often now that you live in our neighborhood. That lowlife has no business with us, so tell him not to come around here anymore.
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come around

 (to some place)
1. to come to some place for a visit. You must come around to our place for a while. Do come around and have dinner with us sometime.
2. and come around (to visit) and come around (for a visit) to pay a casual visit to someone. Why don't you come around to visit next week? Why don't you come around for a visit? You are welcome any time.
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come around

(to doing something) to agree to do something eventually, after a long wait. Finally, she came around to painting the kitchen. She hesitated for a long time, but eventually we got Lynn to come around.
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come around

Also, come round.
1. Make a circuit; also, arrive casually or visit. For example, The milkman comes around every day at this time, or You should come round more often. [Early 1800s] Also see come by, def.
2. Change in a favorable way, as in I was sure you would come around and see it my way. [Early 1800s]
3. Recover consciousness, be restored to a normal condition, as in The smelling salts quickly made her come round. [Mid-1800s]
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come around

or come round
v.
1. To approach or arrive following some curved path: He came around the bend in the road carrying a large box.
2. To approach or arrive by avoiding something: The swamp was too dangerous, so she came around it.
3. To visit or pay a call to someone, especially informally: Why don't you come around sometime and have supper with us?
4. To come to pass. Used of times, seasons, or scheduled events: When April comes around, we'll work in the garden again. The World Series is coming around soon.
5. To recover; revive: I fainted at the bad news but soon came around and felt better.
6. To change one's opinion or position: You'll come around after you hear the whole story.
See also: around, come
References in classic literature ?
Coming around a sharp corner of rock (we went very carefully, because we did not know what we might encounter), we came upon three puppies playing in the sun.
asked Felicity, coming around the corner of the hedge.
I've seen the Royal William coming around East Point.
Later, I grew accustomed to prowling about mysterious drifts and tunnels and astonishing and interesting myself with coming around corners expecting to find the hotel staring me in the face, and not finding it doing any thing of the kind.
FORMER Blue singer Simon Webbe celebrates the release of his new single Coming Around Again with a signing session at HMV's High Street store in Birmingham today.
WITH the summer well underway parties seem to be coming around one after another.
This is especially impressive to a super-competitive gymnast; so Millman keeps coming around with the hope of learning that secret.
It seems like the greater punk scene is coming around and there's a real vibrant anti-Bush movement at this time.
When you have that volume of people coming around, it's just like having a stranger in your neighborhood," said Hecht.
Finally, the state is coming around and doing what it should do.
She seems to be coming around to the abstractionists' insinuation that a painting without fixed imagery, while open to figurative suggestions, might allow for even more ways in.
The downside: swinging for the bleachers (rather than going for the easy base hit) increases McGwire's chances of coming up empty, instead of coming around to home plate as the hero.
The player to the call side (RU) will pin #2 inside alone, while the RD will catch the kick and start coming around to the left.
When Sylvester heard the rest of the horses coming around the track, he urged horse to the finish line.
The marketplace is coming around to the idea that a robust Enterprise Architecture can empower an integrated and optimized IT function," said Clark Golestani, Chief Architect and Executive Director, IT Enterprise Architecture and Strategic Planning for Merck & Co, Inc.