HyperDic: well_up

English > 1 sense of the expression well up:
VERBstativewell up, swellcome up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
English > well up: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
Meaningcome up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things).
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymswell
Broaderoriginate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, growCome into existence
Spanishbrotar, manar
Catalanbrollar, rajar

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