uprise

[ verb uhp-rahyz; noun uhp-rahyz ]
/ verb ʌpˈraɪz; noun ˈʌpˌraɪz /

verb (used without object), up·rose, up·ris·en, up·ris·ing.

noun

an act of rising up.

Origin of uprise

First recorded in 1250–1300, uprise is from the Middle English word uprisen. See up-, rise

OTHER WORDS FROM uprise

up·ris·er, noun
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uprise

verb (ʌpˈraɪz) -rises, -rising, -rose or -risen

(tr) to rise up

noun (ˈʌpˌraɪz)

Derived forms of uprise

upriser, noun
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