Definition of come or spring to mind in English:

come (or spring) to mind

(Of a thought) occur to someone: the idea of global warming comes to mind when we see what’s happening
More example sentences
  • Carry a notebook so you can jot down ideas that spring to mind.
  • It's where I find ideas coming to mind in an uncluttered, unhurried way, without pressure or contrivance.
  • Mind you, the thought does spring to mind that perhaps they should not have been paid this increase if they did not sign up to the full deal.
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Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something