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Definition 1: get up and out of bed - [verb of body]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
  • They rose early
  • He uprose at night

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Definition 2: return from the dead - [verb of body]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Christ is risen!
  • The dead are to uprise

Synonyms for uprise in the sense of this definition

(uprise is a kind of ...) go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

"return to your native land" "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"

(uprise has a similar meaning as ...) cause to become alive again

"raise from the dead" "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected" "Upraising ghosts"

Definition 3: move upward - [verb of motion]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The fog lifted
  • The smoke arose from the forest fire
  • The mist uprose from the meadows

Synonyms for uprise in the sense of this definition

(uprise is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of uprise ) rise as vapor

(... is a kind of uprise ) climb suddenly and steeply

"The airplane chandelled"

(... is a kind of uprise ) lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces

"the earth's movement uplifted this part of town"

(... is a kind of uprise ) rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles

"bubble to the surface"

(... is a kind of uprise ) shoot up abruptly, like a rocket

"prices skyrocketed"

(... is a kind of uprise ) be erected, built, or constructed

"New buildings are going up everywhere"

(... is a kind of uprise ) rise rapidly

"the dollar soared against the yen"

(... is a kind of uprise ) go upward with gradual or continuous progress

"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

(... is a kind of uprise ) rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave

"the boats surged"

(... is a kind of uprise ) come up, of celestial bodies

"The sun also rises" "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..." "Jupiter ascends"

Definition 4: come up, of celestial bodies - [verb of motion]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sun also rises
  • The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...
  • Jupiter ascends

Synonyms for uprise in the sense of this definition

(uprise is a kind of ...) move upward

"The fog lifted" "The smoke arose from the forest fire" "The mist uprose from the meadows"

(uprise belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Definition 5: rise to one's feet - [verb of motion]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The audience got up and applauded

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(uprise is a kind of ...) undergo a change in bodily posture

(... is a kind of uprise ) stand up to dance

Definition 6: rise up as in fear - [verb of motion]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The dog's fur bristled
  • It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!

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Definition 7: ascend as a sound - [verb of motion]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The choirs singing uprose and filled the church

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

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

Definition 8: come into existence; take on form or shape - [verb of stative]

Samples where uprise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A new religious movement originated in that country
  • a love that sprang up from friendship
  • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
  • An interesting phenomenon uprose

Synonyms for uprise in the sense of this definition

(uprise is a kind of ...) come into existence

"What becomes has duration"

(... is a kind of uprise ) rise again

"His need for a meal resurged" "The candidate resurged after leaving politics for several years"

(... is a kind of uprise ) happen or occur as a result of something

(... is a kind of uprise ) to be the product or result

"Melons come from a vine" "Understanding comes from experience"

(... is a kind of uprise ) come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)

"Strong emotions welled up" "Smoke swelled from it"

(... is a kind of uprise ) take its rise

"These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"

(uprise has a similar meaning as ...) be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest

"The plot developed slowly"

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