Definitions for come upon

Definitions for (verb) come upon

Main entry: enter upon, luck into, come upon

Definition: take possession of

Usage: She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives

Main entry: strike, fall upon, happen upon, discover, attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, light upon

Definition: find unexpectedly

Usage: the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb; she struck a goldmine; The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake

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