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chance upon

See definition of chance upon on Dictionary.com
  • as instrike
  • as instumble
  • as inbump into
  • as inhap
  • as income across
  • as inencounter
  • as infind

synonyms for chance upon

  • arrive at
  • catch
  • reach
  • seize
  • take
  • achieve
  • attain
  • effect
  • encounter
  • uncover
  • unearth
  • come across
  • come upon
  • dig up
  • happen upon
  • hit upon
  • lay bare
  • light upon
  • open up
  • stumble across
  • turn up
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antonyms for chance upon

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  • fail
  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • lose
  • miss
  • misunderstand
  • offer
  • release
  • surrender
  • not touch
  • pass up
  • tap
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      How to use chance upon in a sentence

      It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
      A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
      Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
      EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
      He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
      THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
      In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
      THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
      All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
      GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
      But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO CHANCE UPON

      • chance upon
      • come across
      • encounter
      • hit
      • light
      • light upon
      • luck
      • meet
      • meet up with
      • run across
      • run into
      • stumble
      • tumble
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