Meaning of uprear

up•rear

Pronunciation: (up-rēr'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to raise up; lift: The horse upreared its head and whinnied.
  2. to build; erect: to uprear a monument in stone.
  3. to elevate the dignity of; exalt: God upreared Abraham by making him the father of many nations.
  4. to bring up; rear: to uprear children in a good environment.
—v.i.
  1. to rise.
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