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Meaning of LIGHT UPON

Pronunciation:  lIt 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, chance upon, come across, come upon, discover, fall upon, happen upon, strike
 
 See Also: find, regain

 

 

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 Related Terms: alight upon, arrive at, arrive upon, blunder upon, bump into, chance upon, come across, come among, come at, come down on, come on, come up against, come upon, confront, descend upon, discover serendipitously, drop on, encounter, fall across, fall among, fall foul of, fall in with, fall on, fall upon, get at, happen upon, hit upon, meet, meet head-on, meet up with, meet with, pitch upon, reach, run across, run into, run smack into, run up against, run upon, settle on, strike upon, stumble on, stumble upon, tumble on
 

 

 

 

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