- A growth in strength or number or importance.
- The act of changing location in an upward direction.
- An upward slope or grade (as in a road. )
- usage: "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
- A movement upward.
- usage: "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
- The amount a salary is increased.
- usage: "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
- The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.
- A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground.
- synonyms: lift
- Theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. (
- usage: "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
- An increase in cost.
- usage: "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
- Increase in price or value.
- usage: "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
- synonyms: advance
- Move upward.
- usage: "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
- Increase in value or to a higher point.
- usage: "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
- Rise to one's feet.
- usage: "The audience got up and applauded"
- Rise up.
- usage: "The building rose before them"
- Come to the surface.
- Come into existence; take on form or shape.
- usage: "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
- Move to a better position in life or to a better job."She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great
- Go up or advance.
- usage: "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
- Become more extreme.
- usage: "The tension heightened"
- synonyms: heighten
- Get up and out of bed.
- usage: "I get up at 7 A. M. Every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
- Rise in rank or status.
- usage: "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
- Become heartened or elated.
- usage: "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
- Exert oneself to meet a challenge.
- usage: "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
- Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance.
- Increase in volume.
- usage: "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
- synonyms: prove
- Come up, of celestial bodies.
- usage: "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
- Return from the dead.
- usage: "Christ is risen"; "The dead are to uprise"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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