comes

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See also: Comes, comés, and comès

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʌmz/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

comes

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of come

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin comes (a companion). Doublet of count.

Noun[edit]

comes

  1. (music) The answer to the theme, or dux, in a fugue.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for comes in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

comes

  1. second-person singular present indicative of comer

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

comes

  1. plural of coma

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

comes

  1. second-person singular present indicative of comer

Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

comes

  1. plural of coma

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From com- + the stem of .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

comes m or f (genitive comitis); third declension

  1. a companion, comrade, partner
  2. an attendant, a servant
  3. (Medieval Latin) a count, an earl
    Coordinate term: comitissa
    • 1678, du Cange, Glossarium mediæ et infimæ latinitatis, page 422b:
      Quapropter in illa parte Saxoniæ Trutmannum virum illustrem ibidem Comitem ordinavimus, ut resideat in curte ad campos, in mallo publico, ad universorum causas audiendas, vel recta judicia terminanda : iisque advocatum omnium Presbyterorum in tota Saxonia fideliter agat, superque Vicarios et Scabinos quos sub se habet, diligenter inquirat, et animadvertat ut officia sua sedulo peragant : tandem idem Comes omnia sua sibi singulariter a nobis præscripta toto conatu ac viribus perficiat, etc.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative comes comitēs
Genitive comitis comitum
Dative comitī comitibus
Accusative comitem comitēs
Ablative comite comitibus
Vocative comes comitēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • comes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • comes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comes in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • comes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • comes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: co‧mes

Verb[edit]

comes

  1. Second-person singular (tu) present indicative of comer

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

comes

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of comer.