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Verb: come up
  1. Bring forth, usually something desirable
    "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"
  2. Result or issue
    "A slight unpleasantness came up from this discussion";
    - arise
  3. Move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    - come
  4. Come to the surface
    - surface, rise up, rise
  5. Come to attention or become relevant
    "a question came up";
    - arise, bob up
  6. Move upward
    "The fog came up";
    - rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, uprise
  7. Be mentioned
    "These names came up in the discussion"
  8. Start running, functioning, or operating
    "the computer came up";
    - go on, come on
  9. Get something or somebody for a specific purpose
    - line up, get hold, find
  10. (astronomy) come up, of celestial bodies
    "The sun also comes up";
    - rise, uprise, ascend
  11. Gather (money or other resources) together over time
    - scrape, scrape up, scratch
  12. Gather or bring together
    - muster, rally, summon, muster up

Derived forms: came up, comes up, come up, coming up

Type of: accumulate, acquire, amass, ascend, become, bring forth, collect, come about, compile, fall out, garner, gather, generate, get, get going, go, go on, go up, hap, happen, hoard, locomote, move, occur, pass, pass off, pile up, pull together, roll up, start, take place, travel