Definition of Come up to

1. Verb. Speak to someone.

Exact synonyms: Accost, Address
Specialized synonyms: Greet, Recognise, Recognize, Approach
Generic synonyms: Come, Come Up
Derivative terms: Addressee

Definition of Come up to

1. Verb. (transitive) to approach ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Come Up To

come to power
come to someone's rescue
come to terms
come to terms with
come to the fore
come to think of it
come together
come true
come under
come unhinged
come unstuck
come up
come up roses
come up smelling like a rose
come up smelling of roses
come up to (current term)
come up with
come upon
come what may
come with
comeback kid
comeback kids

Literary usage of Come up to

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Izaak Walton (1909)
"Now while I was gazing upon all these things, ignorance I turned my head to look back, and saw Ignorance com^s UP come up to the River-side; but he soon got ..."

2. Shirley: A Tale by Charlotte Brontë (1850)
"Man of prejudice, good-by: William, good-by. Children, come up to Fieldhead to-morrow, and you shall choose what you like ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... but when the salaries did not come up to about $750 (generally with parsonage), the difference was made up from a reinforcement fund. ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"He does not come up to the high standard of Colonel Newcome or Esmond, but he is, in his way, as real, and even more unconsciously and gently noble-minded ..."

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