Synonyms for come by

Synonyms for (verb) come by

Synonyms: come by, come into

Definition: obtain, especially accidentally

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: drop by, drop in, come by

Definition: visit informally and spontaneously

Usage: We frequently drop by the neighbors' house for a cup of coffee

Similar words: visit, call, call in

Definition: pay a brief visit

Usage: The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens