rise up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyrise up
he/she/itrises up
present participlerising up
past tenserose up
past participlerisen up
  1. 1
    same as rise1 (sense 1)

    The crows rose up in alarm at the sound of the shotgun.

  2. 2
    same as rise1 (sense 2)

    The choir rose up together and began to sing.

  3. 4
    same as rise1 (sense 6)

    The peasants rose up in revolt against the landowner.

See also main entry: rise