What does uprising mean?

Definitions for uprisingˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋ

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

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. Eric Dupuy:

    If they insist on using (the electronic system), this could lead to a popular uprising.

  2. Pang Xinghuo:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Ismail Haniyeh:

    Our decision is to pursue the Intifada (uprising) and continue the resistance against the Israeli occupation.

  5. Hamza Abu Shanab:

    Hamas's strategy is to spark an intifada in the West Bank and it has sought to do so by every possible means, it has pumped money in and restructured its ranks there to prepare for an uprising.

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