Synonyms of come upon
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- 1. fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover, find, regain
- usage: find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
- 2. enter upon, come upon, luck into, get, acquire
- usage: take possession of; "She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives"
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