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uprear

[ uhp-reer ]
/ ʌpˈrɪər /
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verb (used with object)
to raise up; lift: The horse upreared its head and whinnied.
to build; erect: to uprear a monument in stone.
to elevate the dignity of; exalt: God upreared Abraham by making him the father of many nations.
to bring up; rear: to uprear children in a good environment.
verb (used without object)
to rise.
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Origin of uprear

First recorded in 1250–1300, uprear is from the Middle English word upreren.See up-, rear2
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British Dictionary definitions for uprear

uprear
/ (ʌpˈrɪə) /

verb
(tr) to lift up; raise
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