Pronunciation: (up-hēv'),[key] —v.,-heaved or -hove, -heav•ing.
—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 revolution upheaved the government, causing its leaders to flee the country.
—v.i. to rise upward, esp. extensively or powerfully.