a) To heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.
b) To lift or thrust something upward forcefully, or be similarly lifted or thrust upward.

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  • Upheave — Up*heave , v. t. To heave or lift up from beneath; to raise. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upheave — [up hēv′] vt. upheaved or uphove [uphōv′] upheaving to heave or lift up vi. to rise as if forced up upheaver n …   English World dictionary

  • upheave — Date: 13th century transitive verb to heave up ; lift intransitive verb to move upward especially with power • upheaver noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • upheave — upheaver, n. /up heev /, v., upheaved or uphove, upheaving. v.t. 1. to heave or lift up; raise up or aloft. 2. to force or throw up violently or with much power, as an erupting volcano. 3. to cause a major disturbance or disorder in: The… …   Universalium

  • upheave — Synonyms and related words: arise, ascend, boost, bring to ruin, bristle, buoy up, cast up, cock up, come up, condemn, confound, consume, curl upwards, damn, deal destruction, decimate, depredate, desolate, despoil, destroy, devastate, devour,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • upheave — v. a. == lift up. Ps. iii. 4; part. ‘uphoven.’ Ps. lxxiv. 11 v. n. == rise. Ps. vii. 7 …   Oldest English Words

  • upheave — verb literary heave or lift up …   English new terms dictionary

  • upheave — v. a. Elevate, raise, lift, lift up, heave up …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • upheave — v 1. lift, hoist, boost, pull up, heave; elevate, raise, raise up, upraise, uplift; cast up, thrust up, hold up, uphold, raise high, loft, bear aloft. 2. erupt, explode, blow up or out, burst, shoot up; force up, buckle, bulge; shake, quake, rock …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • upheave — up·heave …   English syllables

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