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Overview of verb uprise

The verb uprise has 8 senses

  • originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow -- (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")

  • uprise -- (ascend as a sound; "The choirs singing uprose and filled the church")

  • bristle, uprise, stand up -- (rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!")

  • arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up -- (rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded")

  • rise, come up, uprise, ascend -- (come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends")

  • rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise -- (move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")

  • resurrect, rise, uprise -- (return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise")

  • get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise -- (get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night")