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come up

 
Verb come up has 12 senses
  1. come up - bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"
    --1 is one way to
    generate, bring forth
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. arise, come up - occur; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
    --2 is one way to happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  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"
    --3 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentence:
    The children come up to the playground
  4. surface, come up, rise up, rise - come to the surface
    --4 is one way to ascend, go up
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  5. arise, come up, bob up - originate or come into being; "aquestion arose"
    --5 is one way to become
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  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"
    --6 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  7. come up - be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion"
    --7 is one way to
    arise, come up
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  8. go on, come up, come on - start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"
    --8 is one way to start, go, get going
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  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"
    --9 is one way to get, acquire
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s PP
  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"
    --10 is one way to rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
    Sample sentence:
    The moon will soon come up
  11. scrape, scrape up, come up - gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"
    --11 is one way to roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    => Somebody ----s PP
  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"
    --12 is one way to gather, garner, collect, pull together
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    => Somebody ----s PP
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