HyperDic: uprising

English > 1 sense of the word uprising:
NOUNactuprising, rebellion, insurrection, revolt, risingorganized opposition to authority
uprising > pronunciation
Soundsahpray'zihng; ah'pray.zihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > uprising: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningorganized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another.
Synonymsrebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising
InstancesIndian Mutiny, Sepoy Mutinydiscontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858
Peasant's Revolt, Great RevoltA widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people / people of England
Narrowerinsurgency, insurgenceAn organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
intifada, intifadahAn uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
mutinyopen rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
Broaderconflict, struggle, battleAn open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
Spanishalzamiento, insurgencia, insurrección, levantamiento, rebelión, revuelta, solevamiento, sublevación, sublevamiento
Catalanaixecament, alçament, insurrecció, rebel·lió, revolta, sollevament

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