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Definition of "uprise" []

  • To get up or stand up; rise. (verb-intransitive)
  • To go, move, or incline upward; ascend. (verb-intransitive)
  • To rise into view, especially from below the horizon. (verb-intransitive)
  • To increase in pitch or volume; swell. (verb-intransitive)
  • The act or process of rising. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uprise" in a sentence
  • "Can someone explain the "uprise" sign on the front?"
  • "But, I'm really coming out of the "lurk zone" because I'm hoping somebody has an explanation for the "uprise" sign on the side of the tub."
  • "I can not understand why our government sends millions-billions of $$ to other countries each year from our taxes yet when it comes to the citizens of the US there is always a GOP uprise ..."