up·​rear ˈəp-ˈrir How to pronounce uprear (audio)
upreared; uprearing; uprears

transitive verb

: to lift up
: erect

Examples of uprear in a Sentence

trees uprearing towards the sky

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of uprear was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Uprear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uprear. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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