Synonym: attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, discover, enter upon, fall upon, happen upon, light upon, luck into, strike. Similar words: come up, thereupon, come up to, come up with, make up one's mind, once upon a time, look upon, made up of. Meaning: v. 1. find unexpectedly 2. take possession of.
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1 Amid all the dust and the commerce we come upon a guy stationed at a cardboard carton desk.
2 It could be that following this flow you come upon a more suitable career than you had expected.
3 Especially if you come upon one at night, all lit up, eating away under banks of lights miles from anywhere.
4 I had simply come upon them after they drew in one breath and before they took another.
5 Indeed, not for many years yet do we come upon any positive evidence of revival.
6 Beauty and poverty make Mary come upon the town.
7 I've come upon this word several times.
8 All these curses will come upon you.
9 I've come upon the word several times.
10 But wrath has come upon them to the uttermost.
11 We can come upon him for support.
12 Slowly, invisibly[sentencedict.com],[www.Sentencedict.com] your death will come upon you.
13 Take a few steps, and you come upon that fatal Rue Croulebarbe, where Ulbach stabbed the goat-girl of Ivry to the sound of thunder, as in the melodramas.
14 The age of myth and miracle had come upon the world again.
15 They decided to come upon the enemy stronghold by night.
16 I may come upon something that'll throw some extra light on this.
17 Among the ranges of snowy peaks you suddenly come upon a marvellous , vast pastureland.
18 Eventually you come upon a doorway with a white air-lock portal, which opens onto another corridor that splits off in two directions.
19 I tell you the truth, all this will come upon this generation.
20 I've just come upon a beautiful poem in the book.
21 Despondency had come upon her there in the wakeful night, and had never lifted.
22 Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me.
23 Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.
24 The economic ills we suffer have come upon us over several decades.
25 We warmed our hands as though a sudden chill had come upon us at the mention of his name.
26 Lk. 11:20 But if I by the finger of God cast out the demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
27 Dr. Macphail quickly effaced from his lips the smile which had come upon them.
28 As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon us: yet made we not our prayer before the LORD our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
29 Perhaps it is time for those of us who once aspired to follow in the footsteps of the developed world to come upon our own age of reason.
30 Some " creatures ", flying through space in their own ships, will come upon one of the Voyagers.
More similar words: come up, thereupon, come up to, come up with, make up one's mind, once upon a time, look upon, made up of, enter upon, come under, be made up of, come home, stupor, pony, pond, use up, ponder, keep on, weapon, tie up, postpone, sponsor, opponent, respond, component, postponed, proponent, sponge off, response, wake up.