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uprise

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verb up·rise \ˌəp-ˈrīz\

Definition of uprise

uprose

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uprisen

play \ˌəp-ˈri-zən\;

uprising

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

  3. 2 :  to rise up in sound

upriser

play \ˌəp-ˈrī-zər, ˈəp-ˌrī-\ noun

Examples of uprise in a Sentence

  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

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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 in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of uprise

14th century


UPRISE Defined for Kids

uprise

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verb up·rise \ˌəp-ˈrīz\

Definition of uprise for Students

uprose

\-ˈrōz\;

uprisen

\-ˈri-zən\;

uprising

\-ˈrī-ziŋ\
  1. 1 :  to rise to a higher position

  2. 2 :  to get up from sleeping or sitting



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