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    uprise

    uprise - Dictionary definition and meaning for word uprise

    Definition
    (verb) come into existence; take on form or shape
    Synonyms : arise , develop , grow , originate , rise , spring up
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) ascend as a sound
    Example Sentence
    • The choirs singing uprose and filled the church
    Definition
    (verb) rise up as in fear
    Synonyms : bristle , stand up
    Example Sentence
    • The dog's fur bristled
    • It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!
    Definition
    (verb) rise to one's feet
    Synonyms : arise , get up , rise , stand up
    Example Sentence
    • The audience got up and applauded
    Definition
    (verb) come up, of celestial bodies
    Synonyms : ascend , come up , rise
    Example Sentence
    • The sun also rises
    • The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...
    • Jupiter ascends
    Definition
    (verb) move upward
    Synonyms : arise , come up , go up , lift , move up , rise
    Example Sentence
    • The fog lifted
    • The smoke arose from the forest fire
    • The mist uprose from the meadows
    Definition
    (verb) return from the dead
    Synonyms : resurrect , rise
    Example Sentence
    • Christ is risen!
    • The dead are to uprise
    Definition
    (verb) get up and out of bed
    Synonyms : arise , get up , rise , turn out
    Example Sentence
    • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
    • They rose early
    • He uprose at night
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