From Middle English tocomen (“to come, arrive, happen”), from Old English tōcuman (“to come, arrive”), from Proto-Germanic *tō (“to”), *kwemaną (“to come”), equivalent to to- + come. Cognate with Dutch toekomen (“to forward, deserve, merit, suffice”), German zukommen (“to come on, benefit, become”).
- (intransitive) To arrive.
- (of a letter, package, etc.) To arrive at, reach a destination; come to a person's attention.
- (of an event) To happen; to be about to happen.
- (transitive) To encounter
tocome (plural tocomes)