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come forward


Definitions from WordNet

Verb come forward has 1 sense
  1. come to the fore, step forward, come forward, step up, step to the fore, come out - make oneself visible; take action; "Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s

Definitions from the Web

Term: come forward

Description: The term "come forward" is a phrasal verb that conveys the action of someone stepping forward, either literally or figuratively, to offer help, information, or participation in a particular situation or event.

Senses and Usages:

  1. Sense: To volunteer or offer assistance.
    • Sample Sentence: They asked for witnesses, and luckily, several people came forward with valuable information.
  2. Sense: To reveal oneself or one's identity.
    • Sample Sentence: The anonymous whistleblower finally decided to come forward and expose the corruption within the company.
  3. Sense: To take part or participate in something.
    • Sample Sentence: Many talented young artists come forward to showcase their artwork during the annual art festival.
  4. Sense: To offer oneself as a candidate for a position or a role.
    • Sample Sentence: After the retirement of the current captain, several players are expected to come forward as potential team leaders.

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