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1 definition found
 for come up
From 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]

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