Synonyms for upon

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UPON

I have another favour to ask, in addition to the many claims you already have upon me.

Upon her face was still the amused look Percival had noted below.

But the house and the town grated harshly now upon the young man.

If they could convict Lesurques upon such evidence, why not also convict Guesno on it?

But every eye was upon me, and the Church was silent as death, waiting for my rising.

Such have been, and are, my convictions, and upon them I shall act.

Upon this as a platform of purpose and of action we can stand together.

I am loth to interrupt you, Clary; though you could more than once break in upon me.

We will be upon no conditions with him, nor will you be allowed to be upon any.

But the tidings were gradually breaking in upon the mind of Andrew Lanning.

WORD ORIGIN

early 12c., from up + on; probably influenced by Old Norse upp a. Distinct from Old English uppan which merely meant "up."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UPON

above

prepositionhigher in position

to

prepositionindicating position
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