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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


Pattern of useSomething ----s

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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