HyperDic: come_upon

English > 2 senses of the expression come upon:
VERBpossessioncome upon, fall upon, strike, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discoverfind unexpectedly
possessioncome upon, enter upon, luck intotake possession of
English > come upon: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningFind unexpectedly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfall upon, strike, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover
Broaderfind, regaincome upon after searching
Spanishdar con, descubrir, encontrarse, encontrar, hallar, lograr, tocar a
Catalandescobrir
English > come upon: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningTake possession of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymsenter upon, luck into
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishadueñarse, encontrarse
Catalanentrar

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