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Verb: come through  kúm throo
  1. Penetrate
    "The sun came through the clouds";
    - break through
  2. Succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems
    "We finally came through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister";
    - get through
  3. Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    "He came through the cancer against all odds";
    - survive, pull through, pull round, make it
  4. Attain success or reach a desired goal
    "The enterprise came through";
    - succeed, win, bring home the bacon [informal], deliver the goods, come up trumps [Brit, informal], turn up trumps [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: coming through, come through, came through, comes through

See also: recrudesce

Type of: appear, arrive at, attain, defeat, gain, get the better of, hit, make, overcome, reach

Antonym: fail