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RISE UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rise up mean? 

RISE UP (verb)
  The verb RISE UP has 3 senses:

1. come to the surface
2. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
3. stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds

  Familiarity information: RISE UP used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RISE UP (verb)


Sense 1rise up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come to the surface

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

surface; rise up; come up; rise

Hypernyms (to "rise up" is one way to...):

ascend; go up (travel up,)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rise up"):

emerge (come up to the surface of or rise)

resurface (reappear on the surface)

bubble up; intumesce (move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically)

swell; well (come up, as of a liquid)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2rise up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

rebel; rise up; arise; rise

Hypernyms (to "rise up" is one way to...):

dissent; protest; resist (express opposition through action or words)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rise up"):

revolt (make revolution)

mutiny (engage in a mutiny against an authority)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

They rise up


Sense 3rise up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

rear; rise up

Context example:

The horse reared in terror

Hypernyms (to "rise up" is one way to...):

straighten (get up from a sitting or slouching position)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rise up"):

rear back (rear backwards on its hind legs)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


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