verb (used with object)
- to raise up; lift: The horse upreared its head and whinnied.
- to build; erect: to uprear a monument in stone.
- to elevate the dignity of; exalt: God upreared Abraham by making him the father of many nations.
- to bring up; rear: to uprear children in a good environment.
verb (used without object)
- to rise.
- (tr) to lift up; raise