upsurge


upsurge

verb (used without object), up·surged, up·surg·ing.

  1. to surge up; increase; rise: Water upsurged. Crime upsurged.

noun

  1. the act of surging up; a large or rapid increase: an upsurge in sales.

verb (ʌpˈsɜːdʒ)

  1. (intr) mainly literary to surge up

noun (ˈʌpˌsɜːdʒ)

  1. a rapid rise or swell
n.

1928, from up– + surge (n.).

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