Synonyms for (verb) come up

Synonyms: come up, arise

Definition: result or issue

Usage: A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion

Similar words: come about, take place, go on, hap, happen, fall out, pass, pass off, occur

Definition: come to pass

Usage: What is happening?; The meeting took place off without an incidence; Nothing occurred that seemed important


Synonyms: come up, summon, muster, muster up, rally

Definition: gather or bring together

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

Similar words: collect, pull together, garner, gather

Definition: assemble or get together

Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together


Synonyms: come up, scrape, scrape up, scratch

Definition: gather (money or other resources) together over time

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

Similar words: hoard, roll up, pile up, amass, accumulate, collect, compile

Definition: get or gather together

Usage: I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife; She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis; She rolled up a small fortune


Synonyms: come on, come up, go on

Definition: start running, functioning, or operating

Usage: the lights went on; the computer came up

Similar words: start, go, get going

Definition: begin or set in motion

Usage: I start at eight in the morning; Ready, set, go!


Synonyms: come up

Definition: bring forth, usually something desirable

Usage: The committee came up with some interesting recommendations

Similar words: bring forth, generate

Definition: bring into existence

Usage: The new manager generated a lot of problems; The computer bug generated chaos in the office; The computer generated this image; The earthquake generated a tsunami


Synonyms: come, come up

Definition: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

Usage: He came singing down the road; Come with me to the Casbah; come down here!; come out of the closet!; come into the room

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

Definition: move upward

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

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: come up, uprise, rise, ascend

Definition: come up, of celestial bodies

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

Similar words: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

Definition: move upward

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


Synonyms: come up, surface, rise, rise up

Definition: come to the surface

Similar words: ascend, go up

Definition: travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

Usage: go up a ladder; The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope


Synonyms: come up, find, get hold, line up

Definition: get something or somebody for a specific purpose

Usage: 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

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: arise, come up, bob up

Definition: originate or come into being

Usage: a question arose

Similar words: become

Definition: come into existence

Usage: What becomes has duration


Synonyms: come up

Definition: be mentioned

Usage: These names came up in the discussion

Similar words: come up, arise

Definition: result or issue

Usage: A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion