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  • as inalternate
  • as inrecur
  • as inreoccur

synonyms for come and go

  • alter
  • intersperse
  • rotate
  • vary
  • waver
  • change
  • exchange
  • fluctuate
  • follow
  • interchange
  • oscillate
  • relieve
  • seesaw
  • shift
  • substitute
  • sway
  • vacillate
  • yo-yo
  • act reciprocally
  • blow hot and cold
  • fill in for
  • follow in turn
  • shilly-shally

antonyms for come and go

MOST RELEVANT
  • remain
  • stay
  • hold
  • keep
  • persist
  • continue
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    How to use come and go in a sentence

    In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
    SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
    Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    Never was a change more remarkable than that which had come upon Mrs. Collingwood.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO COME AND GO

    • act reciprocally
    • alter
    • blow hot and cold
    • change
    • come and go
    • exchange
    • fill in for
    • fluctuate
    • follow
    • follow in turn
    • interchange
    • intersperse
    • oscillate
    • relieve
    • rotate
    • seesaw
    • shift
    • shilly-shally
    • substitute
    • sway
    • vacillate
    • vary
    • waver
    • yo-yo
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