come out of (something)(redirected from came out of)
come out of (something)
To be the result of something or some action. Very little came out of our efforts to control the outbreak of smallpox. Feeling sick, huh? Well, that's what comes out of eating four chocolate bars in a row.
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come out of
Also, come from or come of . Issue, proceed, or result from, as in What good can come out of all this wrangling? or Where are these questions coming from? or What do you think will come of this change? The first term dates from the early 1600s, the second from the early 1200s, and the third from the late 1500s. Also see where one is coming from.
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