verb (used with object), up·raised, up·rais·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM upraiseup·rais·er, noun
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She penetrated into no fresh kingdoms, she saw no new peaks upraise themselves or valleys carve themselves at her feet.Arundel|Edward Frederic Benson
When a height of nine thousand feet had been reached the rugged upraise opened out into a nearly level plateau.Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania |Jewett Castello Gilson
I have spent fifty years of my life trying to upraise my class.From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography|George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
He struck the root of the tree with his tunnel and made an upraise to the inside of the trunk.Bears I Have Met--and Others|Allen Kelly
Mrs. Fane looked with her kind round eyes into the worn face that tried to upraise itself to greet her.Old Kensington|Miss Thackeray