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intr.v. up·rose (-rōz′), up·ris·en (-rĭz′ən), up·ris·ing, up·ris·es
1. To get up or stand up; rise.
2. To go, move, or incline upward; ascend.
3. To rise into view, especially from below the horizon.
4. To increase in pitch or volume; swell.
1. The act or process of rising.
2. An upward slope; an ascent.
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vb, -rises, -rising, -rose or -risen
(tr) to rise up
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up•rise(v. ʌpˈraɪz; n. ˈʌpˌraɪz)
v. -rose, -ris•en, -ris•ing,
1. to rise up; get up.
2. to rise into view.
3. to rise in revolt.
4. to come into existence or prominence.
5. to move upward; ascend.
6. to come above the horizon.
7. to slope upward.
8. to swell or grow, as a sound.n.
9. an act of rising up.
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Past participle: uprisen
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|Verb||1.||uprise - 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"|
develop - be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest; "The plot developed slowly";
become - come into existence; "What becomes has duration"
resurge - rise again; "His need for a meal resurged"; "The candidate resurged after leaving politics for several years"
come, follow - to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
well up, swell - come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"
head - take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"
|2.||uprise - ascend as a sound; "The choirs singing uprose and filled the church"|
|3.||uprise - rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"|
|4.||uprise - rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"|
take the floor - stand up to dance
change posture - undergo a change in bodily posture
|5.||uprise - come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"|
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
|6.||uprise - move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"|
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
scend, surge - rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged"
climb, climb up, go up, mount - go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
go up - be erected, built, or constructed; "New buildings are going up everywhere"
bubble - rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles; "bubble to the surface"
uplift - lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces; "the earth's movement uplifted this part of town"
chandelle - climb suddenly and steeply; "The airplane chandelled"
steam - rise as vapor
|7.||uprise - return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"|
resurrect, upraise, raise - cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
return - go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before; "return to your native land"; "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"
|8.||uprise - get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"|
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