verb (used without object)
to rise up; get up, as from a lying or sitting posture.
to rise into view: As we approached the city, the spires of tall buildings uprose as if to greet us.
to come into existence or prominence: Many calamities uprose to plague the people during the war.
to move upward; mount up; ascend.
to come above the horizon.
to slope upward: The land uprises from the river to the hills.
to swell or grow, as a sound
: A blare of trumpets uprose to salute the king.
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Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English uprisen. Related forms