upraise

[uhp-reyz]
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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.

Origin of upraise

First recorded in 1250–1300, upraise is from the Middle English word upreisen. See up-, raise
Related formsup·rais·er, noun
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upraise

verb (tr)
  1. mainly literary to lift up; elevate
  2. archaic to praise; exalt
Derived Formsupraiser, noun
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