Up·rise v. i.
1. To rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon. “Uprose the sun.”
Uprose the virgin with the morning light. --Pope.
2. To have an upward direction or inclination.
Uprose the mystic mountain range. --Tennyson.
Up·rise, n. The act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising. [R.]
Did ever raven sing so like a lark,
That gives sweet tidings of the sun's uprise? --Shak.
v 1: come into existence; take on form or shape; "A 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" [syn: originate, arise, rise, develop, spring
2: ascend as a sound; "The choirs singing uprose and filled the
3: rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a
sight to make one's hair uprise!" [syn: bristle, stand
4: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
[syn: arise, rise, get up, stand up] [ant: sit
down, lie down]
5: come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun
uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
[syn: rise, come up, ascend] [ant: set]
6: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the
forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: rise,
lift, arise, move up, go up, come up] [ant: descend]
7: return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to
uprise" [syn: resurrect, rise]
8: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They
rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: get up, turn
out, arise, rise] [ant: go to bed, go to bed]
[also: uprose, uprisen]