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English verb: uprise

1. uprise (stative) come into existence; take on form or shape

SamplesA 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.

Synonymsarise, develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)become

Narrower (hyponym)come, come forth, emerge, follow, head, resurge, swell, well up

Verb groupdevelop

2. uprise (motion) ascend as a sound

SamplesThe choirs singing uprose and filled the church.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)ascend, go up

3. uprise (motion) rise up as in fear

SamplesThe dog's fur bristled.
It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!.

Synonymsbristle, stand up

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4. uprise (motion) rise to one's feet

SamplesThe audience got up and applauded.

Synonymsarise, get up, rise, stand up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change posture

Narrower (hyponym)take the floor

Antonymslie down, sit down, sit, lie

5. uprise (motion) come up, of celestial bodies

SamplesThe sun also rises.
The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled....
Jupiter ascends.

Synonymsascend, come up, rise

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

Domain categoryastronomy, uranology

Antonymsgo under, go down, set

6. uprise (motion) move upward

SamplesThe fog lifted.
The smoke arose from the forest fire.
The mist uprose from the meadows.

Synonymsarise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Narrower (hyponym)ascend, bubble, chandelle, climb, climb up, come up, go up, go up, mount, rise, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surge, surge, uplift, uprise, zoom

Antonymscome down, descend, go down, fall

7. uprise (body) return from the dead

SamplesChrist is risen!.
The dead are to uprise.

Synonymsresurrect, rise

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)return

Verb groupraise, resurrect, upraise

8. uprise (body) get up and out of bed

SamplesI get up at 7 A.M. every day.
They rose early.
He uprose at night.

Synonymsarise, get up, rise, turn out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Antonymscrawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, sack out, turn in, bed, retire

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