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Meaning of COME UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  occur; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
  2. [v]  gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
  3. [v]  gather together over time; as of money or other resources; "She had scraped together enough money for college"
  4. [v]  start running, functioning, or operating, as of lights or power
  5. [v]  bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"
  6. [v]  move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
  7. [v]  move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
  8. [v]  come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
  9. [v]  come to the surface
  10. [v]  get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"; "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"; "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"
  11. [v]  originate or come into being; "aquestion arose"
  12. [v]  be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion"
 
 Synonyms: arise, arise, arise, bob up, come, come on, find, get hold, go on, lift, line up, move up, muster, muster up, rally, scrape, scrape up, summon
 
 Antonyms: come down, depart, descend, fall, go away, go down, go off, go under, set
 
 See Also: accompany, accost, accumulate, acquire, address, amass, approach, ascend, attach to, become, bring forth, bubble up, chandelle, climb, climb up, collect, come about, come in, come near, come on, come through, come up, come up, come up, come up to, come with, compile, condense, draw close, draw near, emanate, emerge, garner, gather, generate, get, get going, go, go, go on, go up, go with, hap, happen, hoard, intumesce, locomote, make it, mount, move, near, occur, open, open up, pass, pass off, pile up, pull round, pull through, pull together, resurface, rise, rise up, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, start, steam, succeed, surface, surge, survive, swell, take place, travel, uplift, uprise, well, win, zoom

 

 

 

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