- (literally) To come underneath (something).
- Why don't you come under my umbrella? There's plenty of room.
- To be included or classified under (a title, specified class etc.).
- To sympathisers, though, all of his crimes came under the general heading of misdemeanors.
- To be subjected to, be under the auspices of.
- Eventually I was promoted, and a small team of recruits came under my authority.