verb (used with object)
to raise up; lift: The horse upreared its head and whinnied.
to build; erect: to uprear a monument in stone.
to elevate the dignity of; exalt: God upreared Abraham by making him the father of many nations.
to bring up; rear: to uprear children in a good environment.
verb (used without object)
Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English upreren.