verb up·raise \(ˌ)əp-ˈrāz\

Definition of UPRAISE

transitive verb
:  to raise or lift up :  elevate

Examples of UPRAISE

  1. <the runner's arms were upraised in a sign of victory as he crossed the finish line>
  2. <archaeologists are still not sure how the mysterious statues on Easter Island were upraised>

First Known Use of UPRAISE

14th century
UPRAISE Defined for Kids


verb up·raise \ˌəp-ˈrāz\

Definition of UPRAISE for Kids

:  to raise or lift up


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