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[ uhp-reyz ]

verb (used with object)

, up·raised, up·rais·ing.
  1. to raise up; lift or elevate.
  2. to raise from a depressed or dejected humor; cheer.


/ ʌpˈreɪz /


  1. literary.
    to lift up; elevate
  2. archaic.
    to praise; exalt

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Derived Forms

  • upˈraiser, noun

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Other Words From

  • up·raiser noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of upraise1

First recorded in 1250–1300, upraise is from the Middle English word upreisen. See up-, raise

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Example Sentences

She penetrated into no fresh kingdoms, she saw no new peaks upraise themselves or valleys carve themselves at her feet.

When a height of nine thousand feet had been reached the rugged upraise opened out into a nearly level plateau.

I have spent fifty years of my life trying to upraise my class.

He struck the root of the tree with his tunnel and made an upraise to the inside of the trunk.

Mrs. Fane looked with her kind round eyes into the worn face that tried to upraise itself to greet her.


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