come up

  1. Bring forth, usually something desirable (synset 201630816)
    "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"
  2. Result or issue (synset 200340548)
    "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
  3. Move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody (synset 201853188)
    "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
  4. Come to the surface (synset 201994295)
  5. Originate or come into being (synset 202631867)
    "a question arose"
  6. Move upward (synset 201972576)
    "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
  7. Be mentioned (synset 202727715)
    "These names came up in the discussion"
  8. Start running, functioning, or operating (synset 201529393)
    "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"
  9. Get something or somebody for a specific purpose (synset 202218118)
    "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"
  10. Come up, of celestial bodies (synset 201974362)
    "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
  11. Gather (money or other resources) together over time (synset 201387406)
    "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
  12. Gather or bring together (synset 201384203)
    "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"

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