AskDefine | Define upraise

Dictionary Definition

upraise v : cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts" [syn: resurrect, raise]

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Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To raise something up; to elevate.
  2. To move something upright; to erect.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bear up, boost, buck up, buoy, buoy up, cast up, cheer, console, elevate, erect, escalate, float, float high, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hoist, hold up, jerk up, knock up, levitate, lift, lift up, lob, loft, perk up, pick up, pitch, raise, raise aloft, raise up, rear, rear aloft, rear up, ride high, rise, set up, sky, solace, stand upright, stick up, sustain, take up, throw up, up, upbear, upbuoy, upcast, upend, upheave, uphoist, uphold, uplift, uprear, upright, upthrow, waft
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