Definitions for: Uprise


[v] get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
[v] return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
[v] move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
[v] come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
[v] rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
[v] rise up; of animals fur or hair; as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
[v] ascend as a sound; "The choirs singing uprose and filled the church"
[v] come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship,"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"



Webster (1913) Definition: Up*rise", v. i.
1. To rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon.
``Uprose the sun.'' --Cowley.

Uprose the virgin with the morning light. --Pope.

2. To have an upward direction or inclination.

Uprose the mystic mountain range. --Tennyson.


Up*rise", n.
The act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising. [R.]

Did ever raven sing so like a lark, That gives sweet
tidings of the sun's uprise? --Shak.

Synonyms: arise, arise, arise, bristle, come up, develop, get up, get up, go up, grow, lift, move up, originate, rise, rise, rise, spring up, stand up, turn out

Antonyms: come down, crawl in, descend, fall, get into bed, go down, go to bed, go to sleep, go under, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, lie, lie down, retire, sack out, set, sit, sit down, turn in

See Also: ascend, become, chandelle, change posture, climb, climb up, come, come back, come forth, emerge, follow, get back, go, go back, locomote, mount, move, resurge, return, rise up, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surface, surge, swell, take the floor, travel, uplift, uprise, well up, zoom

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