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up·surge

 (ŭp-sûrj′)
intr.v. up·surged, up·surg·ing, up·surg·es
To surge up.
n. (ŭp′sûrj′)
A rapid or abrupt rise: an upsurge in violent crime.

upsurge

vb
(intr) chiefly literary to surge up
n
a rapid rise or swell

up•surge

(v. ʌpˈsɜrdʒ; n. ˈʌpˌsɜrdʒ)

v. -surged, -surg•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to surge up; increase; rise.
n.
2. the act of surging up; a large or rapid increase.
[1915–20]

upsurge


Past participle: upsurged
Gerund: upsurging

Imperative
upsurge
upsurge
Present
I upsurge
you upsurge
he/she/it upsurges
we upsurge
you upsurge
they upsurge
Preterite
I upsurged
you upsurged
he/she/it upsurged
we upsurged
you upsurged
they upsurged
Present Continuous
I am upsurging
you are upsurging
he/she/it is upsurging
we are upsurging
you are upsurging
they are upsurging
Present Perfect
I have upsurged
you have upsurged
he/she/it has upsurged
we have upsurged
you have upsurged
they have upsurged
Past Continuous
I was upsurging
you were upsurging
he/she/it was upsurging
we were upsurging
you were upsurging
they were upsurging
Past Perfect
I had upsurged
you had upsurged
he/she/it had upsurged
we had upsurged
you had upsurged
they had upsurged
Future
I will upsurge
you will upsurge
he/she/it will upsurge
we will upsurge
you will upsurge
they will upsurge
Future Perfect
I will have upsurged
you will have upsurged
he/she/it will have upsurged
we will have upsurged
you will have upsurged
they will have upsurged
Future Continuous
I will be upsurging
you will be upsurging
he/she/it will be upsurging
we will be upsurging
you will be upsurging
they will be upsurging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been upsurging
you have been upsurging
he/she/it has been upsurging
we have been upsurging
you have been upsurging
they have been upsurging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been upsurging
you will have been upsurging
he/she/it will have been upsurging
we will have been upsurging
you will have been upsurging
they will have been upsurging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been upsurging
you had been upsurging
he/she/it had been upsurging
we had been upsurging
you had been upsurging
they had been upsurging
Conditional
I would upsurge
you would upsurge
he/she/it would upsurge
we would upsurge
you would upsurge
they would upsurge
Past Conditional
I would have upsurged
you would have upsurged
he/she/it would have upsurged
we would have upsurged
you would have upsurged
they would have upsurged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upsurge - a sudden forceful flowupsurge - a sudden forceful flow    
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
debris storm, debris surge - the sudden spread of dust and debris from a collapsing building; "the destruction of the building produced an enormous debris surge"
onrush - a forceful forward rush or flow; "from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed"; "the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts"
2.upsurge - a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"

upsurge

noun increase, rise, growth, boost, escalation, upturn an upsurge in oil prices

upsurge

verbnoun
Translations

upsurge

[ˈʌpsɜːdʒ] N (in violence, fighting) → recrudecimiento m; (in demand) → fuerte aumento m
a great upsurge of interest in Góngoraun gran renacimiento del interés por Góngora
there has been an upsurge of feeling about this questionha aumentado de pronto la preocupación por esta cuestión

upsurge

[ˈʌpsɜːrdʒ] n [enthusiasm] → vague f; [interest] → regain m
an upsurge in sth (prices, crime)une forte augmentation de qch

upsurge

nZunahme f; (of fighting) → Eskalation f (pej); she felt an upsurge of hatredsie fühlte Hass in sich (dat)aufwallen

upsurge

[ˈʌpˌsɜːdʒ] n (of enthusiasm) → ondata; (of prices, inflation) → impennata, improvviso aumento
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