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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (12)

1. bring forth, usually something desirable;
- Example: "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"

2. result or issue;
- Example: "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
[syn: arise, come up]

3. move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody;
- Example: "He came singing down the road"
- Example: "Come with me to the Casbah"
- Example: "come down here!"
- Example: "come out of the closet!"
- Example: "come into the room"
[syn: come, come up]

4. come to the surface;
[syn: surface, come up, rise up, rise]

5. originate or come into being;
- Example: "a question arose"
[syn: arise, come up, bob up]

6. move upward;
- Example: "The fog lifted"
- Example: "The smoke arose from the forest fire"
- Example: "The mist uprose from the meadows"
[syn: rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise]

7. be mentioned;
- Example: "These names came up in the discussion"

8. start running, functioning, or operating;
- Example: "the lights went on"
- Example: "the computer came up"
[syn: go on, come up, come on]

9. get something or somebody for a specific purpose;
- Example: "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"
- Example: "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"
- Example: "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"
[syn: line up, get hold, come up, find]

10. come up, of celestial bodies;
- Example: "The sun also rises"
- Example: "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."
- Example: "Jupiter ascends"
[syn: rise, come up, uprise, ascend]

11. gather (money or other resources) together over time;
- Example: "She had scraped together enough money for college"
- Example: "they scratched a meager living"
[syn: scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up]

12. gather or bring together;
- Example: "muster the courage to do something"
- Example: "she rallied her intellect"
- Example: "Summon all your courage"
[syn: muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

come up v 1: bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations" 2: result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion" [syn: arise, come up] 3: 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" [syn: come, come up] [ant: depart, go, go away] 4: come to the surface [syn: surface, come up, rise up, rise] 5: originate or come into being; "a question arose" [syn: arise, come up, bob up] 6: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise] [ant: come down, descend, fall, go down] 7: be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion" 8: start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up" [syn: go on, come up, come on] [ant: go off] 9: 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" [syn: line up, get hold, come up, find] 10: come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends" [syn: rise, come up, uprise, ascend] [ant: go down, go under, set] 11: gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living" [syn: scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up] 12: gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage" [syn: muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up]