[ uhp-rohz ]
/ ʌpˈroʊz /
simple past tense of uprise.
Words nearby uprose
Definition for uprose (2 of 2)
[ verb uhp-rahyz; noun uhp-rahyz ]
/ verb ʌpˈraɪz; noun ˈʌpˌraɪz /
verb (used without object), up·rose, up·ris·en, up·ris·ing.
to rise up; get up, as from a lying or sitting posture.
to rise into view: As we approached the city, the spires of tall buildings uprose as if to greet us.
to rise in revolt.
to come into existence or prominence: Many calamities uprose to plague the people during the war.
to move upward; mount up; ascend.
to come above the horizon.
to slope upward: The land uprises from the river to the hills.
to swell or grow, as a sound: A blare of trumpets uprose to salute the king.
an act of rising up.
Origin of uprise
OTHER WORDS FROM upriseup·ris·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uprose
verb (ʌpˈraɪz) -rises, -rising, -rose or -risen
(tr) to rise up
Derived forms of upriseupriser, noun
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