upraise


upraise

verb

Definition of UPRAISE

1
to move from a lower to a higher place or position <the runner's arms were upraised in a sign of victory as he crossed the finish line>
Related Words ascend, mount, rise; rear, upend
Antonyms drop, lower
2
to fix in an upright position <archaeologists are still not sure how the mysterious statues on Easter Island were upraised>
Related Words brace, buttress, prop (up), shore (up), support; boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, up, uphold, uplift

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