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Definition:

  1. [verb] bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"

  2. [verb] occur; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
    Synonyms: arise

  3. [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: come

  4. [verb] come to the surface
    Synonyms: surface, rise up, rise

  5. [verb] originate or come into being; "aquestion arose"
    Synonyms: arise, bob up

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

  7. [verb] be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion"

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

  9. [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, get hold, find

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

  11. [verb] gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"
    Synonyms: scrape, scrape up

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

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