Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- to lift up
- to erect; build
- to elevate in dignity; exalt
- to bring up; rear
to rise up
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verb up·reared, up·rear·ing, up·rears verb, transitive
To raise or lift up.verb, intransitive
To rise up: The stallion upreared on its hind legs.