What does upheave mean?

Definitions for upheaveʌpˈhiv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upheave.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upheave

    up-hēv′, v.t. to heave or lift up.—n. Upheav′al, the raising of surface formations by the action of internal forces, believed to be due to the sinking in of the crust upon the cooling and contracting nucleus.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upheave in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upheave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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