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uprise

up·rise

uprise

 
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: uhp raIz
inflections: uprisen, uprises, uprising, uprose
definition 1: to stand up or get up; rise up.
similar words:
rise
definition 2: to begin to revolt; rise.
similar words:
rise
definition 3: to move, slope, or incline upward; ascend.
definition 4: to increase or swell in size or volume, as a sound.
similar words:
rise
definition 5: to appear, esp. from below the horizon; rise.
similar words:
rise
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: uhp raIz
definition: an ascent or upward incline.
similar words:
ascent, rise