Uprise Definition

ŭp-rīz
uprisen, uprises, uprising, uprose
verb
uprisen, uprises, uprose
To get up; rise.
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To move or slope upward; ascend.
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To rise into view, being, or activity.
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To be or become erect or upright.
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To increase in size, volume, etc.; swell, as sound.
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noun
The act or process of rising up.
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An upward slope or ascent.
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Origin of Uprise

  • From Middle English uprisen, from Old English *Å«prÄ«san (“to rise up"), equivalent to up- +"Ž rise. Cognate with Icelandic upprisa (“resurrection"), Middle Low German oprÄ«singe (“uprising"). Compare also Icelandic uppreisn (“an uprising, revolt").

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