Definitions for upheaveʌpˈhiv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•heaveʌpˈhiv(v.)-heaved; -hove, -heav•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.

  2. to force or throw up violently or with much power, as an erupting volcano.

  3. (v.i.)to rise upward, esp. extensively or powerfully.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upheave(verb)

    lift forcefully from beneath


  1. upheave(Verb)

    To heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.

  2. upheave(Verb)

    To lift or thrust something upward forcefully, or be similarly lifted or thrust upward.

  3. upheave(Verb)

    To be lifted up; rise.

  4. Origin: From upheven, from uphebban, upahebban, equivalent to . Cognate with opheffen, aufheben.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upheave(verb)

    to heave or lift up from beneath; to raise


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