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Meaning of CHANCE UPON

Pronunciation:  chans u'pân

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

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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
 

 

 

 

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