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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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
References in classic literature ?
On coming within sight of it the cousin, Sancho, and Don Quixote dismounted, and the first two immediately tied the latter very firmly with the ropes, and as they were girding and swathing him Sancho said to him, "Mind what you are about, master mine; don't go burying yourself alive, or putting yourself where you'll be like a bottle put to cool in a well; it's no affair or business of your worship's to become the explorer of this, which must be worse than a Moorish dungeon.
She became more sociable, and I was beginning to be very happy; but, on coming within sight of the grim old hall, she stood still, and turned towards me while she spoke, as if expecting I should go no further, that the conversation would end here, and I should now take leave and depart - as, indeed, it was time to do, for 'the clear, cold eve' was fast 'declining,' the sun had set, and the gibbous moon was visibly brightening in the pale grey sky; but a feeling almost of compassion riveted me to the spot.
Now for a moment, the four who were left of the sons of Jikiza hovered round the pair, feinting at them from afar, but never coming within reach of axe or club.
Again turning to the window he watched the lighted rooms within his vision, and presently his view was rewarded by the sight of a knight coming within the scope of the narrow casement of a nearby chamber.
On coming within the shadow of the Pyncheon Elm, he stopt, and(taking off his hat, meanwhile, to wipe the perspiration from his brow) seemed to scrutinize, with especial interest, the dilapidated and rusty-visaged House of the Seven Gables.
I could only remember Miss Clack as coming within this latter category.
Instead, however, of coming within reach of the dangerous aim of the western rifle, the subtle savages kept wheeling about the strangers, until they had made a half circuit, keeping the latter in constant expectation of an assault.
Besides, although she avoided coming within speaking distance, Valentine arranged so that Maximilian could see her pass and repass, and each time she went by, she managed, unperceived by her companion, to cast an expressive look at the young man, which seemed to say, "Have patience
I stopped my oxen to open the woods gate; and just as I did so, before I could get hold of my ox-rope, the oxen again started, rushed through the gate, catching it between the wheel and the body of the cart, tearing it to pieces, and coming within a few inches of crushing me against the gate-post.
Coming within a span of less than a year, the follow-up visit explored newer areas of investment while consolidating stronger trade cooperation between the two sides.
A general election is coming within the next two years and sensible individuals must now realise that the only way forward is with Gordon Brown at the helm.
BLONDE DINO is odds-on across the board to win the William Hill Steel City Cup final - live on Sky - at Sheffield on Tuesday after coming within half-a-length of the track record in winning his semi-final over 500m at the Owlerton venue on Tuesday.
The Australian began the final day three strokes behind overnight leader Johan Edfors but played an immaculate round, smashing the course record by two strokes with an 11-under-par 61, coming within one birdie of equalling the European Tour record.
He also stood in May's Assembly campaign, substantially increasing the Conservative vote, pushing Plaid into third place and coming within 1,119 votes of ousting Labour.
AirAsia X said during a launch ceremony in Malaysia that the new carrier is seeking to acquire up to 20 aircraft, either Airbus A330-300s or Boeing 777-300ERs, with an order decision coming within a month.