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Definition of Uprise

Uprise Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. i.)
To rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon.
  
(v. i.)
To have an upward direction or inclination.
  
(n.)
The act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising.
  
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uprise
\up*rise"\ (?), v. i.
1. to rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon. "uprose the sun." owley. uprose the virgin with the morning light.
2. to have an upward direction or inclination. uprose the mystic mountain range.
uprise
\up*rise"\, n. the act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising. [r.] did ever raven sing so like a lark, that gives sweet tidings of the sun's uprise?
uprise
v
1. 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" [syn: originate, arise, rise, develop, spring up, grow]


2. ascend as a sound; "the choirs singing uprose and filled the church"
3. rise up; of animals fur or hair; as in fear; "the dog's fur bristled"; "it was a sight to make one's hair uprise!" [syn: bristle]


4. rise to one's feet; "the audience got up and applauded" [syn: arise, rise, get up, stand up]
[ant: sit down , lie down]

5. come up, of celestial bodies; "the sun also rises": "the sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "jupiter ascends" [syn: rise, come up, ascend]
[ant: set]

6. move upward; "the fog lifted"; "the smoke arose from the forest fire"; "the mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up]
[ant: descend]

7. return from the dead; "christ is risen!" "the dead are to uprise" [syn: rise]


8. get up and out of bed; "i get up at 7 a.m. every day"; "they rose early"; "he uprose at night" [syn: get up, turn out , arise, rise]
[ant: go to bed, go to bed]


WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. 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"
(synonym) originate, arise, rise, develop, spring up, grow
(hypernym) become
(hyponym) resurge
(verb-group) develop
2. ascend as a sound; "The choirs singing uprose and filled the church"
(hypernym) ascend, go up
3. rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
(synonym) bristle, stand up
4. rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
(synonym) arise, rise, get up, stand up
(hypernym) change posture
(hyponym) take the floor
5. come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
(synonym) rise, come up, ascend
(hypernym) rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up
(classification) astronomy, uranology
6. move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
(synonym) rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) scend, surge
7. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
(synonym) resurrect, rise
(hypernym) return, go back, get back, come back
(verb-group) resurrect, raise, upraise
8. get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
(synonym) get up, turn out, arise, rise