Definition of Rise up

1. Verb. Come to the surface.

Exact synonyms: Come Up, Rise, Surface
Generic synonyms: Ascend, Go Up
Specialized synonyms: Emerge, Resurface, Bubble Up, Intumesce, Swell, Well
Derivative terms: Rise, Surface, Surface, Surface, Surfacing

2. Verb. Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance. "They rise up "
Exact synonyms: Arise, Rebel, Rise
Generic synonyms: Dissent, Protest, Resist
Specialized synonyms: Revolt, Mutiny
Derivative terms: Rebel, Rebellion, Rising

3. Verb. Stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds. ; "The horse reared in terror"
Exact synonyms: Rear
Specialized synonyms: Rear Back
Generic synonyms: Straighten

Definition of Rise up

1. Verb. To rebel ¹

2. Verb. To rise to the surface ¹

3. Verb. (context: of a horse etc) To rear ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rise Up

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Literary usage of Rise up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"rise up, rise up, my Morgan, lay the foaming tankard down, rise up, come to the window, and gaze with all the town. Arise, arise, my Morgan, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"No; let us march steadily up to this duty, and discharge it like men ; people, the Irish, the Scotch, the Welsh, and the English, would rise up in rebellion ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"And the tall, tall plume of our cousin's bridegroom floats proudly in the air: rise up, rise up, Xarifa! lay the golden cushion down; rise up, ..."

4. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"rise up, (and) get you forth from among 32: I. Up, make us gods, which shall go before Nu. 1(1:35. rise up, Lord, and let thine enemies be 22:20.rise up, ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... There shall rise up a kingdom, and it shall be feared above all the kingdoms before it. X Hid. ..."

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