upraise

[ uhp-reyz ]
/ ʌpˈreɪz /

verb (used with object), up·raised, up·rais·ing.

to raise up; lift or elevate.
to raise from a depressed or dejected humor; cheer.

Nearby words

  1. uppermost,
  2. uppish,
  3. uppishly,
  4. uppity,
  5. uppsala,
  6. upraised,
  7. uprate,
  8. uprear,
  9. upright,
  10. upright piano

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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British Dictionary definitions for upraise

upraise

/ (ʌpˈreɪz) /

verb (tr)

mainly literary to lift up; elevate
archaic to praise; exalt
Derived Formsupraiser, noun

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