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upraise

[ uhp-reyz ]
/ ʌpˈreɪz /
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verb (used with object), up·raised, up·rais·ing.
to raise up; lift or elevate.
to raise from a depressed or dejected humor; cheer.
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Origin of upraise

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

OTHER WORDS FROM upraise

up·rais·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for upraise

upraise
/ (ʌpˈreɪz) /

verb (tr)
mainly literary to lift up; elevate
archaic to praise; exalt

Derived forms of upraise

upraiser, noun
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