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rise - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rise

Definition
(noun) a growth in strength or number or importance
Definition
(noun) the act of changing location in an upward direction
Synonyms : ascending , ascension , ascent

Definition
(noun) an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
Synonyms : acclivity , ascent , climb , raise , upgrade
Example Sentence
  • the car couldn't make it up the rise

Definition
(noun) a movement upward
Synonyms : ascension , ascent , rising
Example Sentence
  • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Definition
(noun) the amount a salary is increased
Example Sentence
  • he got a 3% raise
  • he got a wage hike

Definition
(noun) the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
Synonyms : rising slope , upgrade

Definition
(noun) a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
Synonyms : lift

Definition
(noun) (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
Synonyms : emanation , procession
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(noun) an increase in cost
Synonyms : boost , cost increase , hike
Example Sentence
  • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

Definition
(noun) increase in price or value
Synonyms : advance
Example Sentence
  • the news caused a general advance on the stock market

Definition
(verb) move upward
Synonyms : arise , come up , go up , lift , move up , uprise
Example Sentence
  • The fog lifted
  • The smoke arose from the forest fire
  • The mist uprose from the meadows

Definition
(verb) increase in value or to a higher point
Synonyms : climb , go up
Example Sentence
  • prices climbed steeply
  • the value of our house rose sharply last year

Definition
(verb) rise to one's feet
Synonyms : arise , get up , stand up , uprise
Example Sentence
  • The audience got up and applauded

Definition
(verb) rise up
Synonyms : lift , rear
Example Sentence
  • The building rose before them

Definition
(verb) come to the surface
Synonyms : come up , rise up , surface

Definition
(verb) come into existence; take on form or shape
Synonyms : arise , develop , grow , originate , spring up , uprise
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(verb) move to a better position in life or to a better job
Synonyms : ascend , move up
Example Sentence
  • She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great

Definition
(verb) go up or advance
Synonyms : climb , mount , wax
Example Sentence
  • Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Definition
(verb) become more extreme
Synonyms : heighten
Example Sentence
  • The tension heightened

Definition
(verb) get up and out of bed
Synonyms : arise , get up , turn out , uprise
Example Sentence
  • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
  • They rose early
  • He uprose at night

Definition
(verb) rise in rank or status
Synonyms : climb up , jump
Example Sentence
  • Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list

Definition
(verb) become heartened or elated
Example Sentence
  • Her spirits rose when she heard the good news

Definition
(verb) exert oneself to meet a challenge
Example Sentence
  • rise to a challenge
  • rise to the occasion

Definition
(verb) take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
Synonyms : arise , rebel , rise up

Definition
(verb) increase in volume
Synonyms : prove
Example Sentence
  • the dough rose slowly in the warm room

Definition
(verb) come up, of celestial bodies
Synonyms : ascend , come up , uprise
Example Sentence
  • The sun also rises
  • The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...
  • Jupiter ascends

Definition
(verb) return from the dead
Synonyms : resurrect , uprise
Example Sentence
  • Christ is risen!
  • The dead are to uprise

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