upraise

verb up·raise \ (ˌ)əp-ˈrāz \

Definition of upraise

transitive verb
:to raise or lift up :elevate

Examples of upraise in a Sentence

  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 Synonyms

Synonyms
boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, take up, up, uphold, uplift, raise
Antonyms
drop, lower
Related Words
ascend, mount, rise; rear, upend
Near Antonyms
descend, dip, fall, pitch, plunge, slip; bear, depress, press, push; sink, submerge

UPRAISE Defined for Kids

upraise

verb up·raise \ ˌəp-ˈrāz \

Definition of upraise for Students

upraised; upraising
:to raise or lift up


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