Definitions of uprise
  1. verb
    move upward
    “The mist uprose from the meadows”
    synonyms: arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise
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    come down, descend, fall, go down
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
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    scend, surge
    rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
    climb, climb up, go up, mount
    go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
    rise rapidly
    go up
    be erected, built, or constructed
    rocket, skyrocket
    shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
    rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
    lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
    climb suddenly and steeply
    rise as vapor
    ascend, come up, rise
    come up, of celestial bodies
    climb up by means of a ladder
    climb up and over
    creep up -- used especially of plants
    climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
    billow, wallow
    rise up as if in waves
    climb up on the body
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    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  2. verb
    rise to one's feet
    synonyms: arise, get up, rise, stand up
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    sit, sit down
    take a seat
    lie, lie down
    assume a reclining position
    sit, sit down
    be seated
    be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
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    take the floor
    stand up to dance
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    change posture
    undergo a change in bodily posture
  3. verb
    get up and out of bed
    “He uprose at night”
    synonyms: arise, get up, rise, turn out
  4. verb
    rise up as in fear
    “It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!”
    synonyms: bristle, stand up
  5. verb
    come up, of celestial bodies
    “The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...”
    synonyms: ascend, come up, rise
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    go down, go under, set
    disappear beyond the horizon
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    arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise
    move upward
  6. verb
    ascend as a sound
    “The choirs singing uprose and filled the church”
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    ascend, go up
    travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
  7. verb
    come into existence; take on form or shape
    “An interesting phenomenon uprose
    synonyms: arise, develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up
    be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest
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    rise again
    come forth, emerge
    happen or occur as a result of something
    come, follow
    to be the product or result
    swell, well up
    come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
    take its rise
    come forth or begin from a state of latency
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    come into existence
  8. verb
    return from the dead
    “The dead are to uprise
    synonyms: resurrect, rise
    raise, resurrect, upraise
    cause to become alive again
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    go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
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