come up


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  • verb

Synonyms for come up

bring forth, usually something desirable

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

originate or come into being

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be mentioned

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start running, functioning, or operating

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get something or somebody for a specific purpose

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come up, of celestial bodies

gather (money or other resources) together over time

gather or bring together

References in classic literature ?
He allowed we would steal the bogus swag and wait all night for him to come up and get drownded, and by George it's just what we done
He come up just as we was sliding to the back door, and grins that sleepy grin.
And didn't I car Mas'r Haley night five miles out of de road, dis evening, or else he'd a come up with Lizy as easy as a dog arter a coon.
The very cattle that would trample a white man to death allow themselves to be banged and bullied and shouted at by children that hardly come up to their noses.
Come up on her, and keep your rodin' straight up an' down.