come within (something)

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come within (something)

1. To be categorized in a particular way. What classes come within the Liberal Arts discipline at this school?
2. To fall in a certain range. Don't worry, your baby's weight comes within the normal range for her age group.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

come within something

 
1. to be in the category of something; to be under the domain of someone or something. This comes within the domain of the treasurer. This matter doesn't come within my area of expertise.
2. to be inside a stated range, such as price, time, weight, range, etc. This comes within my price range. I'll take it.
See also: come, within
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I would urge them more myself, but that I am impatient to be rid of him, as Mainwaring comes within half an hour.
Yet the hill of the Blackbird continues an object of veneration to the wandering savage, and a landmark to the voyager of the Missouri; and as the civilized traveller comes within sight of its spell-bound crest, the mound is pointed out to him from afar, which still incloses the grim skeletons of the Indian warrior and his horse.
He stood head-on eyeing us as we approached him, for we had found it a waste of time to attempt to escape the perpetual bestial rage which seems to possess these demon creatures, who rove the dismal north attacking every living thing that comes within the scope of their far-seeing eyes.
The upper part, which is upwards of 1000 feet in height, during this season of the year (winter), comes within the lower limit of the clouds; and in consequence, an abundant cryptogamic vegetation, and a few flowers cover the summit.
The Prior of Jorvaulx crossed himself and repeated a pater noster, in which all devoutly joined, excepting the Jew, the Mahomedans, and the Templar; the latter of whom, without vailing his bonnet, or testifying any reverence for the alleged sanctity of the relic, took from his neck a gold chain, which he flung on the board, saying ``Let Prior Aymer hold my pledge and that of this nameless vagrant, in token that when the Knight of Ivanhoe comes within the four seas of Britain, he underlies the challenge of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, which, if he answer not, I will proclaim him as a coward on the walls of every Temple Court in Europe.''
Take care, for I warn you that the first man that comes within the length of my sword -- and my sword is long -- I rip him up."
Shoot the first man who comes within range of camp tonight."
So enormous are the great carnivora of Caspak that they must feed perpetually to support their giant thews, and the result is that they will eat the meat of any other creature and will attack anything that comes within their ken, no matter how formidable the quarry.
You can come up, if you like; but the first one of you that comes within the range of our bullets is a dead man, and the next, and the next; and so on till the last."
If he comes within my reach, I'll catch him, and give him to the palace cook to be roasted on a skewer."
(Continued from Page 1) The minister said the ART System is expected to be operational within 15 to 16 months, and will be handed over to Mowasalat (Karwa) to finalise some tests and get the best contracts from users in this field, indicating that this comes within the public transport master plan in the country, which costs QR3 billion from now until 2022.
The delegation's visit comes within the Arab League's efforts and communications with Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) and representatives of political and civic groups to encourage the resumption of dialogue.
This comes within the framework of the implementation of the Egyptian Trade Representation's plan for the development of Egyptian exports in foreign markets.
The drill comes within the framework of RNO's annual training plans to share expertise and sustain the readiness levels of its fleet and personnel in various fields.
The allegation of the coalition, their mercenaries and their media is incorrect and comes within the framework of covering their continuous violations and their great reinforcements as well as comes within the framework of a clear and explicit settlement in an attempt to evade their obligations concern implementation of the Sweden agreement, he affirmed.