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COME UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does come up mean? 

COME UP (verb)
  The verb COME UP has 12 senses:

1. bring forth, usually something desirable
2. result or issue
3. move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
4. come to the surface
5. originate or come into being
6. move upward
7. be mentioned
8. start running, functioning, or operating
9. get something or somebody for a specific purpose
10. come up, of celestial bodies
11. gather (money or other resources) together over time
12. gather or bring together

  Familiarity information: COME UP used as a verb is familiar.


 Dictionary entry details 


COME UP (verb)


Sense 1come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bring forth, usually something desirable

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

The committee came up with some interesting recommendations

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

bring forth; generate (bring into existence)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Result or issue

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

come up; arise

Context example:

A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

come about; fall out; go on; hap; happen; occur; pass; pass off; take place (come to pass)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "come up"):

condense (develop due to condensation)

open; open up (become available)

come up (be mentioned)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 3come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

come; come up

Context examples:

He came singing down the road / Come with me to the Casbah / come down here! / come out of the closet! / come into the room

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

go; locomote; move; travel (change location; move, travel, or proceed)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "come up"):

approach; come near; come on; draw close; draw near; go up; near (move towards)

approach; come near (come near in time)

accost; address; come up to (speak to someone)

emanate (proceed or issue forth, as from a source)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Something is ----ing PP
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

The children come up to the playground


Sense 4come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come to the surface

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

surface; rise up; come up; rise

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

ascend; go up (travel up,)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "come up"):

emerge (come up to the surface of or rise)

resurface (reappear on the surface)

bubble up; intumesce (move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically)

swell; well (come up, as of a liquid)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 5come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Originate or come into being

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

bob up; arise; come up

Context example:

a question arose

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

become (come into existence)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 6come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move upward

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

rise; move up; go up; lift; arise; come up; uprise

Context examples:

The fog lifted / The smoke arose from the forest fire / The mist uprose from the meadows

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

go; locomote; move; travel (change location; move, travel, or proceed)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "come up"):

ascend; come up; rise; uprise (come up, of celestial bodies)

steam (rise as vapor)

chandelle (climb suddenly and steeply)

uplift (lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces)

rocket; skyrocket (shoot up abruptly, like a rocket)

go up (be erected, built, or constructed)

soar; soar up; soar upwards; surge; zoom (rise rapidly)

climb; climb up; go up; mount (go upward with gradual or continuous progress)

scend; surge (rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 7come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be mentioned

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Context example:

These names came up in the discussion

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

arise; come up (result or issue)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 8come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Start running, functioning, or operating

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

come on; go on; come up

Context examples:

the lights went on / the computer came up

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

get going; go; start (begin or set in motion)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 9come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Get something or somebody for a specific purpose

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

get hold; line up; find; come up

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

acquire; get (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 10come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come up, of celestial bodies

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

uprise; ascend; come up; rise

Context examples:

The sun also rises / The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled... / Jupiter ascends

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

arise; come up; go up; lift; move up; rise; uprise (move upward)

Domain category:

astronomy; uranology (the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

Sentence example:

The moon will soon come up


Sense 11come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gather (money or other resources) together over time

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

scrape up; scrape; scratch; come up

Context examples:

She had scraped together enough money for college / they scratched a meager living

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

accumulate; amass; collect; compile; hoard; pile up; roll up (get or gather together)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "come up"):

nickel-and-dime (accumulate gradually)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 12come up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gather or bring together

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

muster; muster up; summon; rally; come up

Context examples:

muster the courage to do something / she rallied her intellect / Summon all your courage

Hypernyms (to "come up" is one way to...):

collect; garner; gather; pull together (assemble or get together)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP


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