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synonyms for come up short

  • decline
  • drop
  • fall
  • miss
  • succumb
  • yield
  • be humbled
  • be outdistanced
  • be sunk
  • be taken to cleaners
  • be the loser
  • be worsted
  • drop a bundle
  • kiss goodbye
  • lose out
  • suffer defeat
  • take a beating
  • take the count
  • take the heat

antonyms for come up short

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  • ascend
  • go up
  • rise
  • achieve
  • confront
  • face
  • hold on to
  • keep
  • maintain
  • meet
  • succeed
  • win
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WORDS RELATED TO COME UP SHORT

  • be humbled
  • be outdistanced
  • be sunk
  • be taken to cleaners
  • be the loser
  • be worsted
  • come up short
  • decline
  • drop
  • drop a bundle
  • fall
  • kiss goodbye
  • lose out
  • miss
  • succumb
  • suffer defeat
  • take a beating
  • take the count
  • take the heat
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.