Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb come_up

12 senses of come up

Sense 1
come up -- (bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations")
       => generate, bring forth -- (bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami")

Sense 2
arise, come up -- (result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion")
       => happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place -- (come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important")

Sense 3
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")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 4
surface, come up, rise up, rise -- (come to the surface)
       => ascend, go up -- (travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope")

Sense 5
arise, come up, bob up -- (originate or come into being; "a question arose")
       => become -- (come into existence; "What becomes has duration")

Sense 6
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")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 7
come up -- (be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion")
       => arise, come up -- (result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion")

Sense 8
go on, come up, come on -- (start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up")
       => start, go, get going -- (begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!")

Sense 9
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")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 10
rise, come up, uprise, ascend -- (come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends")
       => 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")

Sense 11
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")
       => roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard -- (get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune")

Sense 12
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")
       => gather, garner, collect, pull together -- (assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together")

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