come of age


come of age
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  • come of age — When something comes of age it develops completely and reaches maturity. When someone comes of age, they reach adulthood or fulfill their potential …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • come of age — ► come of age reach adult status (in UK law at 18). Main Entry: ↑age …   English terms dictionary

  • come of age — slightly formal 1. to reach the age when you are an adult and are legally responsible for your behaviour. So what of all the fifty thousand youngsters who come of age this spring? Who will they be voting for? 2. something or someone that has come …   New idioms dictionary

  • come of age — verb a) To reach a specific age where one is legally considered to be an adult. Wikipedia has come of age and is the first place to look for information. b) To mature, or become fully developed …   Wiktionary

  • come of age — verb reach a certain age that marks a transition to maturity (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑grow up • Verb Frames: Somebody s Sam and Sue come of age …   Useful english dictionary

  • come of age — become old enough to vote or go to the bar or fight in a war    On my 18th birthday, Dad said, Now that you ve come of age, here s a set of keys to the car …   English idioms

  • come of age — Synonyms and related words: attain majority, bloom, come to maturity, develop, fledge, flower, grow, grow up, leave the nest, mature, mellow, reach manhood, reach twenty one, reach voting age, ripen, season, settle down, temper, toga virilis …   Moby Thesaurus

  • come of age — 1) to reach the age when you are legally an adult 2) to become accepted and respected by most people With this film, Australian cinema finally comes of age …   English dictionary

  • come of age — See: OF AGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come of age — See: OF AGE …   Dictionary of American idioms


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