crop up

Definition of crop up

  1. :  to come or appear when not expected New problems crop up every day. His name crops up frequently as a potential candidate.

Word by Word Definitions

cropplay
  1. :  a pouched enlargement of the esophagus of many birds that serves as a receptacle for food and for its preliminary maceration

    :  an enlargement of the digestive tract of another animal (such as an insect)

    :  a plant or animal or plant or animal product that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence

  1. :  to remove the upper or outer parts of

    :  harvest

    :  to cut off short :  trim

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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