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Overview of verb come_up

The verb come up has 12 senses

  • come up -- (bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations")

  • arise, come up -- (result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion")

  • come, come up -- (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")

  • surface, come up, rise up, rise -- (come to the surface)

  • arise, come up, bob up -- (originate or come into being; "a question arose")

  • rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise -- (move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")

  • come up -- (be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion")

  • go on, come up, come on -- (start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up")

  • line up, get hold, come up, find -- (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")

  • rise, come up, uprise, ascend -- (come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends")

  • scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up -- (gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living")

  • muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up -- (gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage")