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Definition 1: find unexpectedly - [verb of possession]

Samples where happen upon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for happen upon in the sense of this definition

(happen upon is a kind of ...) come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

"Did you find your glasses?" "I cannot find my gloves!"

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