Textual thesaurus for "come up"

(verb) arise

result or issue

A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion

(verb) summon, muster, muster up, rally

gather or bring together

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

(verb) scrape, scrape up, scratch

gather (money or other resources) together over time

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

(verb) come on, go on

start running, functioning, or operating

the lights went on; the computer came up

(verb) come

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

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

(verb) lift, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

move upward

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

(verb) uprise, rise, ascend

come up, of celestial bodies

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

(verb) surface, rise, rise up

come to the surface

(verb) find, get hold, line up

get something or somebody for a specific purpose

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

(verb) arise, bob up

originate or come into being

a question arose