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Synonyms of come-on

Noun


1. bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener, temptation, enticement

usage: anything that serves as an enticement

2. lure, enticement, come-on, attraction, attractiveness

usage: qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

Verb


1. come on, come out, turn up, surface, show up, appear

usage: appear or become visible; make a showing; "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"

2. approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near, come, come up

usage: move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"

3. progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up, develop

usage: develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"

4. go on, come up, come on, start, go, get going

usage: start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"

5. come on, get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence

usage: occur or become available; "water or electricity came on again after the earthquake"

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