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Verb: come to life
  1. Be born or come into existence
    "All these flowers come to life when the rains come";
    - come into being
     
  2. Be lifelike, as of a painting
    "If you look at it long enough, this portrait comes to life!"

Derived forms: comes to life, coming to life, come to life, came to life

Type of: be born, resemble

Encyclopedia: Come to life