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4 definitions found
 for uprise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uprise \Up*rise"\ ([u^]p*r[imac]z"), v. i.
     1. To rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon.
        "Uprose the sun." --Cowley.
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              Uprose the virgin with the morning light. --Pope.
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     2. To have an upward direction or inclination.
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              Uprose the mystic mountain range.     --Tennyson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uprise \Up*rise"\, n.
     The act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising. [R.]
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           Did ever raven sing so like a lark,
           That gives sweet tidings of the sun's uprise? --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  uprise
      v 1: come into existence; take on form or shape; "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" [syn: originate, arise, rise, develop,
           uprise, spring up, grow]
      2: ascend as a sound; "The choirs singing uprose and filled the
         church"
      3: rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight
         to make one's hair uprise!" [syn: bristle, uprise, stand
         up]
      4: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded" [syn:
         arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up] [ant: lie,
         lie down, sit, sit down]
      5: come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun
         uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
         [syn: rise, come up, uprise, ascend] [ant: go down,
         go under, set]
      6: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the
         forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn:
         rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up,
         uprise] [ant: come down, descend, fall, go down]
      7: return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to
         uprise" [syn: resurrect, rise, uprise]
      8: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They
         rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: get up, turn out,
         arise, uprise, rise] [ant: bed, crawl in, go to
         bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip
         down, retire, sack out, turn in]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  150 Moby Thesaurus words for "uprise":
     Olympian heights, abruptness, acclivity, acme, aerial heights,
     anabasis, apex, arise, ascend, ascension, ascent, bank, bristle,
     buss the clouds, cant, careen, clamber, climb, climbing, cock up,
     come up, curl upwards, decline, descend, dip, dizzy heights, drop,
     elevation, eminence, escalade, ether, fall, fall away, fall off,
     fountain, get up, go downhill, go up, go uphill, grade, gradient,
     grow, grow up, gush, gyring up, heaven, heavens, height, heights,
     incline, increase, jet, jump, jump up, keel, lean, leap, levitate,
     levitation, lift, list, loom, mount, mounting, pile out, pitch,
     precipitousness, raise, rake, ramp, rear, rear up, retreat, rise,
     rise up, rising, rising ground, rocketing up, roll out, saltation,
     shelve, shoot up, shooting up, sidle, sit bolt upright, sit up,
     sky, slant, slope, soar, soaring, spiral, spire, spout, spring,
     spurt, stand on tiptoe, stand up, steep, steepness, stick up,
     stratosphere, surge, swag, swarm up, sway, sweep up, takeoff,
     taking off, tilt, tip, tower, turn out, up, upclimb, upcoming,
     updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrow, upgrowth, upheave,
     uphill, upleap, uplift, upping, uprear, uprisal, uprising, uprush,
     upshoot, upslope, upspin, upspring, upstream, upsurge, upsurgence,
     upswarm, upsweep, upswing, upwind, vantage ground, vantage point,
     vault, vertical height, verticalness, zenith, zooming
  
  

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