Synonyms for come upon

Synonyms for (verb) come upon

Synonyms: enter upon, luck into, come upon

Definition: take possession of

Usage: She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: strike, fall upon, happen upon, discover, attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, light upon

Definition: find unexpectedly

Usage: the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb; she struck a goldmine; The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake

Similar words: regain, find

Definition: come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

Usage: Did you find your glasses?; I cannot find my gloves!