What does upsurge mean?

Definitions for upsurgeʌpˈsɜrdʒ; ˈʌpˌsɜrdʒ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rush, spate, surge, upsurge(noun)

    a sudden forceful flow

  2. surge, upsurge(noun)

    a sudden or abrupt strong increase

    "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"


  1. upsurge(Noun)

    a sudden strong rise or flow

  2. upsurge(Verb)

    to surge up, or to become stronger or greater

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upsurge

    up-surj′, v.i. to surge up.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upsurge in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upsurge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marco Rubio:

    You've seen a huge upsurge now after the deal the President made with the Castro brothers, and it's becoming a real crisis.

  2. Makarim Wibisono:

    The upsurge in violence is a grim reminder of the unsustainable human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and the volatile environment it engenders.

  3. Nathan Thrall:

    This upsurge is mostly all bad for Abbas, any change in confronting Israel is necessarily a weakening of Abbas and a strengthening of his Palestinian political opponents, both within Fatah and outside it.

  4. Ashok Ghosh:

    The cause of the upsurge in arsenic concentration is the overuse of groundwater for irrigation and drinking, which happens when withdrawal rates exceed recharge rate, there is no law here to check excessive groundwater withdrawal.

  5. Nathan Thrall:

    Historically, diplomatic activity in this conflict has increased in response to violence, the U.S. is shifting from largely ignoring this conflict to sending the secretary of state to reinvest in dealing with it. That is something Abbas desires. But the risks that attend this upsurge are much greater for him than the potential benefits.

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