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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 ?
His face was turned to the hillside, where a man had just emerged from the woods, and was halting irresolutely before the glaring expanse of upheaved gravel and glistening boulders that stretched between him and the shaded group.
Suddenly the waters around them slowly swelled in broad circles; then quickly upheaved, as if sideways sliding from a submerged berg of ice, swiftly rising to the surface.
They tore down the breastworks from the walls, and overthrew the battlements; they upheaved the buttresses, which the Achaeans had set in front of the wall in order to support it; when they had pulled these down they made sure of breaking through the wall, but the Danaans still showed no sign of giving ground; they still fenced the battlements with their shields of ox-hide, and hurled their missiles down upon the foe as soon as any came below the wall.
Above that, in scarps and blocks upheaved, the rocks strove to fight their heads above the white smother.
The rent, torn, and dislocated stonework looked worse than before; the upheaved foundations, the piled-up fragments of masonry, the fissures in the torn earth--all were at the worst.
The same story is still more plainly told by faults,--those great cracks along which the strata have been upheaved on one side, or thrown down on the other, to the height or depth of thousands of feet; for since the crust cracked, the surface of the land has been so completely planed down by the action of the sea, that no trace of these vast dislocations is externally visible.
Who can avoid wondering at the force which has upheaved these mountains, and even more so at the countless ages which it must have required to have broken through, removed, and levelled whole masses of them?
Ever since IS has upheaved in parts of Afghanistan the horror has widely been shadowing every single day in insecure parts of the country.