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uprise

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verb up·rise \ˌəp-ˈrīz\

Definition of uprise

up·rose play \-ˈrōz\ up·ris·en play \-ˈri-zən\ up·ris·ing play \-ˈrī-ziŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to rise to a higher position b (1) :  stand up (2) :  to get out of bed c :  to come into view especially from below the horizon

  3. 2 :  to rise up in sound

up·ris·er play \ˌəp-ˈrī-zər, ˈəp-ˌ\ noun


Examples of uprise

  1. <uprise! we have lots of work to do today!>

  2. <as we went from the coast into the state's interior, the land gradually began uprising and eventually we were on mountainous terrain>



14th Century

First Known Use of uprise

14th century


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uprise

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noun up·rise \ˈəp-ˌrīz\

Definition of uprise

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of uprising

  2. 2 :  an upward slope



Examples of uprise

  1. <the sharp uprise leading up to the fortress would make an assault extremely difficult>



14th Century

First Known Use of uprise

14th century


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