come up with (something)

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come up with (something)

To devise or produce something. Who came up with the idea for this marketing campaign? Good luck coming up with the money for a new car!
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come up with someone or something

to find or supply someone or something; to manage to find or improvise something. I came up with a date at the last minute. My mom is always able to come up with some yummy snack for me in the afternoon.
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come up with

Produce, supply; also, discover. For example, Henry always comes up with the wrong answer, or We're hoping they come up with a cure in time to help Aunt Alice. [First half of 1900s]
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come up with

To bring forth, discover, or produce: came up with a cure for the disease.
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