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Definition of the verb rise up

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  1. come to the surface
  2. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
    • example: They rise up
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of rise up: arise / rebel / rise
    • more generic words: dissent / protest / resist = express opposition through action or words
    • more specific words:
      • revolt = make revolution
      • mutiny = engage in a mutiny against an authority
  3. stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of rise up: rear
    • more generic word: straighten = get up from a sitting or slouching position
    • more specific term: rear back = rear backwards on its hind legs

Alternative definition of the verb rise up


  1. To rebel
  2. To rise to the surface
  3. [context: of a horse etc] To rear


"Rise Up" is a 2007 documentary film by director and cinematographer Luciano Blotta. The film documents the world of underground music in Jamaica following the efforts of three musicians to break into the mainstream, and vicariously exploring a variety of socio-cultural issues relating to poverty, violence, and post-colonial corruption.

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Google previewConcise Pāli-English Dictionary (1957)

by Ambalaṅgoḍa Polvattē Buddhadatta, A. P. Buddhadatta Mahāthera

to rise up; to be diffused, aor. — gacchi. Abbhuggata, pp. of the above. Abbbuggamana, nt. rising over. Abbhuggirati (abhi + u + gir + a), to raise up or brandish something in a threatening manner, aor.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Worthless Words (2012)

3,000 Words to Stop Using Now by Dave Dowling

' uP pile up polish up push up raise up ramp up ratchet up rest up rewind up rile up rise up saddle up send it up serve up settle up shore up shrivel up sit up speed up spruce up ...

Google previewA Dictionary Of The Malayan Language, In 2 Parts, Malayan and English And English and Malayan (1812)

by William Marsden

Loxo misdik; (rise up) ejo bânigun, << badgkit; (set up) '.... meneggå, Joo." men-diri; ( stand up) Jojo ber-diri. UPBRAID J& bangkil. Uphold sew tidah, 8-si-junjong.

Google previewA Concise Pahlavi Dictionary (2014)

by D. N. Mackenzie

Sxistan: rise up. ~ Sxramldan: step up. ~ burdan: undertake. ~ madan: cope with, comprehend. ~ nigeridan: consider. ~ nihumbldan: conceal. ~ niSastan:sit, be enthroned. ~ niSastan: seat, install. ~ rasidan: come to, upon. ~ rasidan o: attain.

Google previewA Compendious Syriac Dictionary (1999)

by Jessie Payne Smith

to arise, rise up, ascend as the dawn, smoke; flame ; as a spring, a flood, a- storm. e) to rise up, mount up as a sacrifice=to be qfi'ered. f) to rise as a building, to grow taller as a ...

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It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
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