come up

Primary Meanings of come up

1.
v
move upward
2.
v
bring forth, usually something desirable
3.
v
originate or come into being
Full Definitions of come up
1

v move upward

Synonyms:
arise, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
Antonyms:
come down, descend, fall, go down
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Types:
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scend, surge
rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
climb, climb up, go up, mount
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
rise rapidly
go up
be erected, built, or constructed
rocket, skyrocket
shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
bubble
rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
uplift
lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
chandelle
climb suddenly and steeply
steam
rise as vapor
ascend, rise, uprise
come up, of celestial bodies
scale
climb up by means of a ladder
escalade
climb up and over
ramp
creep up -- used especially of plants
mountaineer
climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
billow, wallow
rise up as if in waves
ride
climb up on the body
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

v come to the surface

Synonyms:
rise, rise up, surface
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emerge
come up to the surface of or rise
resurface
reappear on the surface
bubble up, intumesce
move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically
swell, well
come up, as of a liquid
Type of:
ascend, go up
travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

v come up, of celestial bodies

Synonyms:
ascend, rise, uprise
Antonyms:
go down, go under, set
disappear beyond the horizon
Type of:
arise, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
move upward

v move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

Synonyms:
come
Antonyms:
depart, go, go away
move away from a place into another direction
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emanate
proceed or issue forth, as from a source
accost, address, come up to
speak to someone
approach, come near
come near in time
approach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, go up, near
move towards
effuse, flow out
flow or spill forth
greet, recognise, recognize
express greetings upon meeting someone
approach
make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion
get on
grow late or (of time) elapse
drive up
approach while driving
bear down on, bear down upon
sail towards another vessel, of a ship
edge in, edge up
push one's way into (a space)
close
draw near
crowd, push
approach a certain age or speed
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
2

v bring forth, usually something desirable

“The committee came up with some interesting recommendations”
Type of:
bring forth, generate
bring into existence

v get something or somebody for a specific purpose

Synonyms:
find, get hold, line up
Type of:
acquire, get
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

v gather or bring together

Synonyms:
muster, muster up, rally, summon
Type of:
collect, garner, gather, pull together
assemble or get together

v gather (money or other resources) together over time

Synonyms:
scrape, scrape up, scratch
Types:
nickel-and-dime
accumulate gradually
Type of:
accumulate, amass, collect, compile, hoard, pile up, roll up
get or gather together
3

v originate or come into being

Synonyms:
arise, bob up
Type of:
become
come into existence

v start running, functioning, or operating

“the computer came up
Synonyms:
come on, go on
Antonyms:
go off
stop running, functioning, or operating
Type of:
get going, go, start
begin or set in motion

v result or issue

Synonyms:
arise
Types:
condense
develop due to condensation
open, open up
become available
Type of:
come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place
come to pass

v be mentioned

“These names came up in the discussion”
Type of:
arise
result or issue

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