upraise
transitive verb Date: 14th century to raise or lift up ; elevate

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  • Upraise — Up*raise , v. t. To raise; to lift up. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upraise — index elevate, enhance, heighten (elevate), raise (advance), uphold Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • upraise — [up rāz′] vt. upraised, upraising to raise up; lift …   English World dictionary

  • upraise — upraiser, n. /up rayz /, v.t., upraised, upraising. 1. to raise up; lift or elevate. 2. to raise from a depressed or dejected humor; cheer. [1250 1300; ME upreisen. See UP , RAISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • upraise — verb a) To raise something up; to elevate. So fell those two in spight of both their prydes, / But Scudamour himselfe did soone vprayse, / And mounting light his foe for lying long vpbrayes. b) To move something upright; to erect …   Wiktionary

  • upraise — Synonyms and related words: bear up, boost, buck up, buoy, buoy up, cast up, cheer, console, elevate, erect, escalate, float, float high, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hoist, hold up, jerk up, knock up, levitate, lift, lift up, lob,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • upraise — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To raise upright: erect, pitch, put up, raise, rear2, set up, uprear. See HORIZONTAL, RISE. 2. To move (something) to a higher position: boost, elevate, heave, hoist, lift, pick up, raise, rear2, take up, uphold,… …   English dictionary for students

  • upraise — v. raise up, lift up, elevate; encourage, hearten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • upraise — piraeus …   Anagrams dictionary

  • upraise — verb raise to a higher level …   English new terms dictionary

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