What does uprising mean?

Definitions for uprisingˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising(noun)

    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another


  1. uprising(Noun)

    a popular revolt that attempts to overthrow a government or its policies; an insurgency or insurrection

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uprising(noun)

    act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent

  2. Uprising(noun)

    an insurrection; a popular revolt


  1. Uprising

    Uprising is a 1980 reggae album by Bob Marley & The Wailers. As Marley died the following year, Uprising was to become the final studio album to be released during his lifetime. This album is one of Marley's most directly religious, with nearly every song addressing his Rastafarian beliefs, culminating in the acoustic folk classic, "Redemption Song". Uprising peaked at #41 on Billboard's Black Albums chart, and #45 on the Pop Albums chart. "Could You Be Loved" was #6 and #56 respectively on the Club Play Singles and Black Singles charts. The album fared better in the UK where it was a top ten hit along with the single "Could You Be Loved" which reached number 5 in the UK singles charts.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uprising in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uprising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pang Xinghuo:

    Measles outbreak occurs every four to five years, and now it's on an uprising stage based on its pattern.

  2. Dalia Abd El-Hameed:

    People are not being silenced, it's a time of social uprising in the whole world. We are not alone in this.

  3. Arnaud Lodi:

    The goal of the military campaign is to integrate the diverse paths of the struggle -- the armed uprising and civil disobedience -- in order to stop the elections and bring down the autocratic system.

  4. Luc Marius Ibriga:

    They told us it was a transition to hold elections. We told them that wasn't what we want as it wouldn't be addressing the causes of the uprising, we need truth and justice. We have to lay the foundations of the new Burkina.

  5. Haseb Sediqi:

    The terrorists have very important goals in Dangam, such as establishing permanent bases or transferring their bases from the other side of the border, crushing the local people's uprising and of course creating problems for Afghan security forces.

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