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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover(verb)

    find unexpectedly

    detect, come over, chance upon, distinguish, excise, let out, hear, bring out, identify, hit, arrive at, disclose, attain, let on, chance on, describe, get word, reach, take, key, fall upon, meet, strike, reveal, move, assume, enter upon, see, find out, collide with, coin, gain, encounter, give away, fall, divulge, walk out, impinge on, shine, affect, run into, scratch, happen upon, achieve, pick up, run across, come across, resonate, observe, get a line, notice, key out, mint, strickle, name, accomplish, impress, expose, take up, come to, expunge, unwrap, break, learn, come upon, light upon, get wind, discover, luck into, find, make

  2. enter upon, come upon, luck into(verb)

    take possession of

    fall upon, discover, attain, enter upon, strike, luck into, happen upon, chance on, come upon, chance upon, come across, light upon

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