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upraise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of upraise

  1. 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> Synonyms boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, take up, up, uphold, uplift, raiseRelated Words ascend, mount, rise; rear, upendNear Antonyms descend, dip, fall, pitch, plunge, slip; bear, depress, press, push; sink, submergeAntonyms drop, lower

  2. 2 to fix in an upright position <archaeologists are still not sure how the mysterious statues on Easter Island were upraised> Synonyms pitch, put up, raise, rear, set up, upend, erectRelated 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, upliftNear Antonyms demolish, flatten, knock down, level, raze, tear down




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