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Meaning of UPRISING

Pronunciation:  'up`rIzeeng

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
 

UPRISING is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: insurrection, rebellion, revolt, rising
 
 See Also: battle, conflict, Great Revolt, insurgency, intifada, mutiny, Peasant's Revolt, struggle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Up*ris"ing\, n.
1. Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent. ``The steep
   uprising of the hill.'' --Shak.

2. An insurrection; a popular revolt. --J. P. Peters.

 

 

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