from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Used other than as an idiom: see come, up.
- v. To appear before a judge or court.
- v. To come towards, to approach.
- v. To emerge or become known, especially unexpectedly; to come to attention, present itself.
- v. To begin to feel the effects of a recreational drug.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. gather (money or other resources) together over time
- v. originate or come into being
- v. be mentioned
- v. come up, of celestial bodies
- v. get something or somebody for a specific purpose
- v. move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
- v. bring forth, usually something desirable
- v. result or issue
- v. move upward
- v. come to the surface
- v. start running, functioning, or operating
- v. gather or bring together
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Armstrong also flew dead-stick landings in the F-102 as well as the F-104: “These would vary the geometry of the pattern and the flight speeds and the energy management aspects of the trajectory to come up with a conclusion, what is the probable best technique?”
It was very cold out, a real February night, and whenever I was over there, like that night, I would try to come up with some pun in my mind about the Gowanus Canal, because the word ‘anus’ is in Gowanus and the word ‘anal’ is in Canal, and because the Gowanus smells.
Yet as researchers begin to delve more into this troubling correlation with newer lab techniques that allow them to trace antibodies back to the very thing that made them overproliferate in the first place, the answers they come up with may prove increasingly tricky for individual physicians, parents, and patients to grapple with.
Roswell oncologists had performed lung, lymph node, bronchial, and bone-marrow biopsies on LaShekia Chatman and had come up empty-handed.
Ladd, a small but determined gray-haired dynamo who had founded the organization, was able to come up with only five thousand dollars to fund the project, a paltry sum in the high-roller arena of scientific research.
Groups such as the Congress for New Urbanism, a non-profit that promotes the health and environmental benefits of walkable neighborhoods, are turning up the pressure to come up with guidelines that can accommodate urban villages without jeopardizing fire safety.
Commission to come up quickly with answers for dealing with high-frequency trading marked by a lack of marketwide circuit breakers to prevent the market from spiraling out of control.
Neil believes that whoever had comprised the first crew, facing such practical problems, would have come up with something very similar, because the Hasselblad was a rather large camera.
Mafrige argued the district and its architects could have come up with a cheaper version of the stadium.
We had a cleaning woman, German Mary, whom we called “Lally” because she would come up the block singing, “Lalalalaaaaa.”