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chance upon Explained

chance upon at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "chance upon":
alight upon, blunder upon, bump into, come across, come on,
come up against, come upon, discover serendipitously, encounter,
fall in with, happen upon, hit upon, light upon, meet up with,
meet with, run across, run into, run up against, stumble on,
stumble upon, tumble on

chance upon at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

chance upon
v : find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old
tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally
struck the main path to the lake" [syn: {fall upon}, {strike},
{come upon}, {light upon}, {come across}, {chance on}, {happen
upon}, {attain}, {discover}]

chance upon at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: head » en|verb
  • Inter: transitive » idiomatic to find by chance


    * come across
    • happen on
    • stumble upon


      Inter: trans-top » find, usually by accident
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|τυχαίνω|tr=tychaíno

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs -
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs with particle (upon) -
    Translation: et » chance upon
    Translation: hu » chance upon
    Translation: pl » chance upon