Thesaurus

chance upon

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chance

  1. 1 to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face chanced upon my archenemy as I rounded a corner Synonyms of chance upon catch, meet (upon), encounter, happen (upon), stumble (upon)Words Related to chance upon accost, confront; face, greet, salute; collide (with), crash (into); crisscross, cross, pass; hit (upon), light (upon), tumble (to); reencounter, remeetNear Antonyms of chance upon avoid, dodge, duck, elude, escape, evade, shake, shun

  2. 2 to come upon unexpectedly or by chance I chanced upon your mother in the grocery store yesterday Synonyms of chance upon happen (upon), encounter, find, hit (upon), light (on or upon), meet, pitch (upon), stumble (on or onto), tumble (upon)Words Related to chance upon luck (out, on, onto, or into); confront, face; discover, strike, turn up



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