What does happen upon mean?

Definitions for happen upon
hap·pen up·on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover(verb)

    find unexpectedly

    "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"

How to pronounce happen upon?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say happen upon in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of happen upon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of happen upon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of happen upon in a Sentence

  1. Fran Lebowitz:

    Girls who put out are tramps. Girls who don't are ladies. This is, however, a rather archaic usage of the word. Should one of you boys happen upon a girl who doesn't put out, do not jump to the conclusion that you have found a lady. What you have probably found is a lesbian.

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