stumble upon

stumble upon
Synonyms and related words:
alight upon, arrive at, arrive upon, blunder upon, bump into, chance upon, come across, come at, come on, come up against, come upon, discover serendipitously, encounter, fall in with, fall upon, get at, happen upon, hit upon, light upon, meet up with, meet with, pitch upon, reach, run across, run into, run up against, strike upon, stumble on, tumble on

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • stumble upon — phrasal verb stumble across or stumble on or stumble upon [transitive] Word forms stumble across : present tense I/you/we/they stumble across he/she/it stumbles across present participle stumbling across past tense stumbled across past participle …   English dictionary

  • stumble upon — stumble (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To find or meet by chance: bump into, chance on (or upon), come across, come on (or upon), find, happen on (or upon), light on (or upon), run across, run into, tumble on. Archaic: alight on (or upon).… …   English dictionary for students

  • stumble upon — ˈstumble a ˌcross ˈstumble on ˈstumble up ˌon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they stumble across he/she/it stumbles across …   Useful english dictionary

  • stumble upon — verb a) To discover or find something by accident. b) To meet somebody by chance. Syn: come across, come upon, stumble across, stumble on …   Wiktionary

  • stumble upon — See stumble on …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stumble upon something — ˈstumble across/on/upon sth/sb derived to discover sth/sb unexpectedly • Police have stumbled across a huge drugs ring. • I stumbled across Thompson outside the hotel. Main entry: ↑stumblederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • stumble upon somebody — ˈstumble across/on/upon sth/sb derived to discover sth/sb unexpectedly • Police have stumbled across a huge drugs ring. • I stumbled across Thompson outside the hotel. Main entry: ↑stumblederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • stumble across — phrasal verb stumble across or stumble on or stumble upon [transitive] Word forms stumble across : present tense I/you/we/they stumble across he/she/it stumbles across present participle stumbling across past tense stumbled across past participle …   English dictionary

  • stumble on — phrasal verb stumble across or stumble on or stumble upon [transitive] Word forms stumble across : present tense I/you/we/they stumble across he/she/it stumbles across present participle stumbling across past tense stumbled across past participle …   English dictionary

  • stumble on — verb a) to discover or find something by accident b) to meet somebody by chance Syn: come across, come upon, stumble across, stumble upon …   Wiktionary

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