verb (used with object)
to heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.
up violently or with much power, as an erupting volcano.
to cause a major disturbance or disorder in: The revolution upheaved the government, causing its leaders to flee the country.
verb (used without object)
to rise upward, especially extensively or powerfully.
Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English upheven. Related forms