- to raise up; lift or elevate.
- to raise from a depressed or dejected humor; cheer.
Origin of upraise
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Examples from the Web for upraise
I pressed it, and, satisfied with the discovery, forbore to upraise the sash.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
And each cañon as he passed was empty, and each had some shrub, like a crouching man, to startle him and upraise the revolver.Way of the Lawless
The floor and upraise of this recess is plastered with adobe, which in several places is smooth and well made.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895
Jesse Walter Fewkes
For national right and justice, for really oppressed nationalities, she has long ceased to upraise her voice or her arm.
Mrs. Fane looked with her kind round eyes into the worn face that tried to upraise itself to greet her.Old Kensington
- mainly literary to lift up; elevate
- archaic to praise; exalt
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