uprear

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up·rear

 (ŭp-rîr′)
v. up·reared, up·rear·ing, up·rears
v.tr.
To raise or lift up.
v.intr.
To rise up: The stallion upreared on its hind legs.

uprear

(ʌpˈrɪə)
vb
(tr) to lift up; raise

up•rear

(ʌpˈrɪər)

v.t.
1. to raise up; lift.
2. to build; erect.
3. to elevate the dignity of; exalt.
4. to bring up.
v.i.
5. to rise.
[1250–1300]

uprear


Past participle: upreared
Gerund: uprearing

Imperative
uprear
uprear
Present
I uprear
you uprear
he/she/it uprears
we uprear
you uprear
they uprear
Preterite
I upreared
you upreared
he/she/it upreared
we upreared
you upreared
they upreared
Present Continuous
I am uprearing
you are uprearing
he/she/it is uprearing
we are uprearing
you are uprearing
they are uprearing
Present Perfect
I have upreared
you have upreared
he/she/it has upreared
we have upreared
you have upreared
they have upreared
Past Continuous
I was uprearing
you were uprearing
he/she/it was uprearing
we were uprearing
you were uprearing
they were uprearing
Past Perfect
I had upreared
you had upreared
he/she/it had upreared
we had upreared
you had upreared
they had upreared
Future
I will uprear
you will uprear
he/she/it will uprear
we will uprear
you will uprear
they will uprear
Future Perfect
I will have upreared
you will have upreared
he/she/it will have upreared
we will have upreared
you will have upreared
they will have upreared
Future Continuous
I will be uprearing
you will be uprearing
he/she/it will be uprearing
we will be uprearing
you will be uprearing
they will be uprearing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uprearing
you have been uprearing
he/she/it has been uprearing
we have been uprearing
you have been uprearing
they have been uprearing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uprearing
you will have been uprearing
he/she/it will have been uprearing
we will have been uprearing
you will have been uprearing
they will have been uprearing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uprearing
you had been uprearing
he/she/it had been uprearing
we had been uprearing
you had been uprearing
they had been uprearing
Conditional
I would uprear
you would uprear
he/she/it would uprear
we would uprear
you would uprear
they would uprear
Past Conditional
I would have upreared
you would have upreared
he/she/it would have upreared
we would have upreared
you would have upreared
they would have upreared
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uprear

verb
1. To raise upright:
2. To move (something) to a higher position:
References in classic literature ?
From a window of an apartment house that upreared its form from amid squat, ignorant stables, there leaned a curious woman.
Their long, massive necks upreared raised their great, gaping mouths high above our heads.
So he stood waist-deep in the grass and looked regretfully across the rolling savannah and the soft-swelling foothills to the Lion's Head, a massive peak of rock that upreared into the azure from the midmost centre of Guadalcanar, a landmark used for bearings by every coasting mariner, a mountain as yet untrod by the foot of a white man.
He saw his vision coming true, and on the big flat was upreared anew his golden city of the snows.
The runner passed them a dozen feet away, crossed the wet sand, never parsing, till the froth wash was to his knees while above him, ten feet at least, upreared a was of overtopping water.
Dolly, upreared, with distended nostrils and wild eyes, was pawing the air madly with her fore legs.
She upreared on her own knees in an agony of terror, clasping his knees and supplicating him to desist.
There would be a fleeting glimpse of the three men flinging water in frantic haste, when she would topple over and fall into the yawning valley, bow down and showing her full inside length to the stern upreared almost directly above the bow.
The street in which it upreared its venerable peaks has long ceased to be a fashionable quarter of the town; so that, though the old edifice was surrounded by habitations of modern date, they were mostly small, built entirely of wood, and typical of the most plodding uniformity of common life.
At last, on some occasion of our stopping, this thing slowly upreared itself to the height of three feet six, and fixing its eyes on me, observed in piping accents, with a complaisant yawn, half quenched in an obliging air of friendly patronage, 'Well now, stranger, I guess you find this a'most like an English arternoon, hey?