Definitions for upriseʌpˈraɪz; ˈʌpˌraɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•riseʌpˈraɪz; ˈʌpˌraɪz(v.; n.)-rose, -ris•en, -ris•ing

  1. (v.i.)to rise up; get up.

  2. to rise into view.

  3. to rise in revolt.

  4. to come into existence or prominence.

  5. to move upward; ascend.

  6. to come above the horizon.

  7. to slope upward.

  8. to swell or grow, as a sound.

  9. (n.)an act of rising up.

Origin of uprise:

1250–1300

up′ris`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow(verb)

    come into existence; take on form or shape

    "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"

  2. uprise(verb)

    ascend as a sound

    "The choirs singing uprose and filled the church"

  3. bristle, uprise, stand up(verb)

    rise up as in fear

    "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"

  4. arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up(verb)

    rise to one's feet

    "The audience got up and applauded"

  5. rise, come up, uprise, ascend(verb)

    come up, of celestial bodies

    "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"

  6. rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise(verb)

    move upward

    "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

  7. resurrect, rise, uprise(verb)

    return from the dead

    "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"

  8. get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise(verb)

    get up and out of bed

    "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"

Wiktionary

  1. uprise(Noun)

    The act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising.

  2. uprise(Verb)

    To rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon.

  3. uprise(Verb)

    To have an upward direction or inclination

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uprise(verb)

    to rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon

  2. Uprise(verb)

    to have an upward direction or inclination

  3. Uprise(noun)

    the act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising

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