Definition of come upon
1 : to meet or find (someone or something) by chance <As they turned the corner, they came upon an unexpected scene.> <While researching the town's history, she came upon some surprising new information about its first mayor.>
2 of a feeling : to affect (someone) suddenly <An urge to travel suddenly came upon him.>
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