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Synonyms for come up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. come up(verb)

    bring forth, usually something desirable

    "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"

    Synonyms:
    rise, scrape up, bob up, muster up, go on, come on, ascend, lift, scrape, surface, muster, arise, go up, scratch, line up, summon, get hold, come, find, move up, uprise, rise up, rally

  2. arise, come up(verb)

    result or issue

    "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"

    Synonyms:
    rise, scrape up, grow, get up, go on, come on, muster, spring up, lift, scrape, get hold, develop, surface, bob up, arise, go up, scratch, line up, summon, move up, originate, come, ascend, find, stand up, uprise, muster up, rise up, rebel, turn out, rally

  3. come, come up(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    line up, descend, rise, hail, rally, get, get hold, muster, get along, uprise, find, fare, come on, go up, surface, add up, lift, come in, arise, scrape up, scrape, fall, bob up, do, ascend, go on, scratch, follow, occur, issue forth, make out, number, amount, move up, muster up, derive, summon, come, total, rise up, arrive

  4. surface, come up, rise up, rise(verb)

    come to the surface

    Synonyms:
    line up, rise, stand up, get hold, summon, muster up, uprise, find, wax, come on, coat, originate, go up, surface, rally, lift, climb up, arise, spring up, grow, scrape up, scrape, rebel, bob up, resurrect, ascend, go on, scratch, develop, climb, heighten, get up, prove, move up, muster, turn out, jump, show up, turn up, come, mount, rise up, come out, rear

  5. arise, come up, bob up(verb)

    originate or come into being

    "a question arose"

    Synonyms:
    rise, scrape up, grow, get up, go on, come on, muster, spring up, lift, scrape, get hold, develop, surface, bob up, arise, go up, scratch, line up, summon, move up, originate, come, ascend, find, stand up, uprise, muster up, rise up, rebel, turn out, rally

  6. rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise(verb)

    move upward

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

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, rise up, burn down, hook, get hold, develop, stand up, uprise, arise, nobble, repeal, scrape, climb, bob up, snarf, lift, heighten, vacate, spring up, turn out, draw near, reverse, muster, go up, plagiarise, bring up, raise, revoke, pilfer, grow, cabbage, sneak, rise, abstract, approach, move up, filch, mount, go on, rally, come near, climb up, pinch, bristle, wind, ascend, find, line up, swipe, surface, draw close, countermand, scrape up, prove, plagiarize, muster up, jump, originate, rear, rustle, near, airlift, come on, summon, purloin, wax, scratch, face-lift, come, burn up, overturn, hoist, rebel, rescind, annul, get up

  7. come up(verb)

    be mentioned

    "These names came up in the discussion"

    Synonyms:
    rise, scrape up, bob up, muster up, go on, come on, ascend, lift, scrape, surface, muster, arise, go up, scratch, line up, summon, get hold, come, find, move up, uprise, rise up, rally

  8. go on, come up, come on(verb)

    start running, functioning, or operating

    "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"

    Synonyms:
    line up, rise, rally, get hold, come along, pass on, muster, muster up, pass off, get along, fall out, find, continue, progress, come on, carry on, go up, advance, surface, lift, arise, come about, scrape up, scrape, keep, proceed, bob up, go along, draw near, ascend, happen, go on, scratch, summon, occur, pass, move on, get on, approach, move up, draw close, shape up, show up, turn up, come, take place, hap, come near, rise up, come out, march on, near, uprise

  9. line up, get hold, come up, find(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    line up, detect, recover, queue up, rise, dress, notice, get, get hold, muster, scratch, uprise, find, retrieve, feel, come on, rule, go up, surface, rally, lift, chance, encounter, arise, see, find out, scrape up, scrape, bob up, adjust, determine, find oneself, ascend, happen, go on, muster up, summon, incur, observe, align, move up, witness, receive, aline, ascertain, come, bump, queue, rise up, regain, obtain, discover

  10. rise, come up, uprise, ascend(verb)

    come up, of celestial bodies

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

    Synonyms:
    line up, rear, bristle, rise, get hold, rally, stand up, climb up, muster, muster up, uprise, find, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, grow, originate, scrape, bob up, resurrect, ascend, go on, scratch, develop, climb, get up, prove, summon, move up, turn out, jump, come, come on, mount, rise up, wax, scrape up

  11. scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up(verb)

    gather (money or other resources) together over time

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

    Synonyms:
    line up, skin, itch, excise, rise, come, scratch up, get hold, fret, muster, inscribe, scratch, uprise, find, kowtow, scrub, lift, go up, surface, rub, arise, call off, come on, scrape up, cancel, bob up, chafe, ascend, engrave, go on, move up, summon, genuflect, muster up, scrape, expunge, rally, strike, rise up, grate, fray, grave

  12. muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up(verb)

    gather or bring together

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

    Synonyms:
    line up, rise, come, get hold, cite, mobilize, tease, muster, muster up, scratch, uprise, find, tantalise, summon, come on, go up, surface, rally, lift, call up, arise, beat up, summons, scrape up, scrape, drum up, bob up, ride, ascend, go on, marshal, rebound, razz, mobilise, tantalize, move up, cod, taunt, rag, rise up, bait, twit

Wiktionary

  1. come up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    come down

  2. come up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    come down

  3. come up(verb)

    I was standing on the corner when Nick came up and asked for a cigarette.

    Antonyms:
    come down

  4. come up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    come down

  5. come up(verb)

    I could tell from her expression she was coming up already.

    Antonyms:
    come down

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. come up

    Synonyms:
    rise, ascend

  2. come up

    Synonyms:
    shoot (as a plant from the earth), spring up

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How to say come up in sign language?

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How to use come up in a sentence?

  1. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    I told them we can figure this out together, we can come up with counter-terrorism speech and block these sites that are enticing the most vulnerable members of our society to commit terrorist acts.

  2. Chief Executive Ilkka Paananen:

    Our goal is to do games that people could play for years, it is extremely difficult to come up with new games.

  3. Wang Yi:

    Of course, there is a development process for the Belt and Road. You can't get there in one step, and it's unavoidable it will cause some worries during its development. So we welcome all sides to come up with constructive suggestions.

  4. Dave Brat:

    Since Obamacare and these issues have come up, the women are in my grill no matter where I go.

  5. Neil Simon:

    I love living, i have some problems with my life, but living is the best thing they've come up with so far.


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