upheave


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up·heave

 (ŭp-hēv′)
v. up·heaved, up·heav·ing, up·heaves
v.tr.
To lift forcefully from beneath; heave upward.
v.intr.
To be lifted or thrust upward.

upheave

(ʌpˈhiːv)
vb, -heaves, -heaving, -heaved or -hove
1. to heave or rise upwards
2. (Geological Science) geology to thrust (land) upwards or (of land) to be thrust upwards
3. (tr) to disturb violently; throw into disorder

up•heave

(ʌpˈhiv)

v. -heaved -hove, -heav•ing. v.t.
1. to heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.
2. to force or throw up violently or with much power, as an erupting volcano.
v.i.
3. to rise upward, esp. extensively or powerfully.
[1250–1300]
up•heav′er, n.

upheave


Past participle: upheaved/uphove
Gerund: upheaving

Imperative
upheave
upheave
Present
I upheave
you upheave
he/she/it upheaves
we upheave
you upheave
they upheave
Preterite
I upheaved
you upheaved
he/she/it upheaved
we upheaved
you upheaved
they upheaved
Present Continuous
I am upheaving
you are upheaving
he/she/it is upheaving
we are upheaving
you are upheaving
they are upheaving
Present Perfect
I have upheaved/uphove
you have upheaved/uphove
he/she/it has upheaved/uphove
we have upheaved/uphove
you have upheaved/uphove
they have upheaved/uphove
Past Continuous
I was upheaving
you were upheaving
he/she/it was upheaving
we were upheaving
you were upheaving
they were upheaving
Past Perfect
I had upheaved/uphove
you had upheaved/uphove
he/she/it had upheaved/uphove
we had upheaved/uphove
you had upheaved/uphove
they had upheaved/uphove
Future
I will upheave
you will upheave
he/she/it will upheave
we will upheave
you will upheave
they will upheave
Future Perfect
I will have upheaved/uphove
you will have upheaved/uphove
he/she/it will have upheaved/uphove
we will have upheaved/uphove
you will have upheaved/uphove
they will have upheaved/uphove
Future Continuous
I will be upheaving
you will be upheaving
he/she/it will be upheaving
we will be upheaving
you will be upheaving
they will be upheaving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been upheaving
you have been upheaving
he/she/it has been upheaving
we have been upheaving
you have been upheaving
they have been upheaving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been upheaving
you will have been upheaving
he/she/it will have been upheaving
we will have been upheaving
you will have been upheaving
they will have been upheaving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been upheaving
you had been upheaving
he/she/it had been upheaving
we had been upheaving
you had been upheaving
they had been upheaving
Conditional
I would upheave
you would upheave
he/she/it would upheave
we would upheave
you would upheave
they would upheave
Past Conditional
I would have upheaved/uphove
you would have upheaved/uphove
he/she/it would have upheaved/uphove
we would have upheaved/uphove
you would have upheaved/uphove
they would have upheaved/uphove
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.upheave - lift forcefully from beneathupheave - lift forcefully from beneath  
heave up, heft, heft up, heave - lift or elevate
References in classic literature ?
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