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Definition 1: come to the surface - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for rise up in the sense of this definition

(rise up is a kind of ...) travel up

"We ascended the mountain" "go up a ladder" "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

(... is a kind of rise up ) come up to the surface of or rise

"He felt new emotions emerge"

(... is a kind of rise up ) reappear on the surface

(... is a kind of rise up ) move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically

"Gases bubbled up from the earth" "Marx's ideas have bubbled up in many places in Latin America"

(... is a kind of rise up ) come up, as of a liquid

"Tears well in her eyes" "the currents well up"

Definition 2: stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds - [verb of motion]

Samples where rise up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The horse reared in terror

Synonyms for rise up in the sense of this definition

(rise up is a kind of ...) get up from a sitting or slouching position

"The students straightened when the teacher entered"

(... is a kind of rise up ) rear backwards on its hind legs

"the frightened horse reared back"

Synonyms for rise up in the sense of this definition

(rise up is a kind of ...) express opposition through action or words

"dissent to the laws of the country"

(... is a kind of rise up ) make revolution

"The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"

(... is a kind of rise up ) engage in a mutiny against an authority

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