from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To raise or lift up; elevate.
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- v. To raise something up; to elevate.
- v. To move something upright; to erect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To raise; to lift up.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To raise; lift up.
- n. In mech., a riser; an up-take; specifically, in mining, a secondary shaft or mill-hole carried from one heading or gangway up toward another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to become alive again
Lift thy head, unhappy lady, from the ground; thy neck upraise; this is Troy no more, no longer am I queen in Ilium.
World oil raised to US$ 92/barrel affected by fuel demand upraise from China (due to cold weather and disaster) near Chinese New Year and also decreasing rate of interest by FED.
Thereupon the Wazir prostrated himself before the King and wished him permanence of prosperity, saying, Allah prolong thy days and thy rank upraise!
I pressed it, and, satisfied with the discovery, forebore to upraise the sash.
It doesn't happen in Iraq, because there's no power, you don't have the technological infrastructure in Iraq but here suddenly we're seeing now really a serious upraise in the number of citizen journalists from both sides of the firing line filing blogs, first hand witness accounts of what it's like to be under fire.
The Song and the Chapter 17 story share this “I will upraise him.”
( "Cantemus cuncti") well known in England by the translation, "The strain upraise of joy and praise."
I didn't say anything; the thunder of the storm roared too loudly in my head for me to upraise my small voice against it, or to offer my tiny sympathy to that man whose endurance had been measured against the elements, and whose standard must be for ever after raised to the summit of their standard.
And even in their efforts to upraise the social revolution -- the great upheaval to which all
Millions of dollars of gold have been extracted from its bed, and millions more await the tunnel, upraise, and drift of the adventurous miner.