Rise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |raɪz|  American pronunciation of the word rise
Brit.  |raɪz|  British pronunciation of the word rise
irregular verb:  p.t. — rose  p.p. — risen

noun

- a growth in strength or number or importance
- the act of changing location in an upward direction (syn: ascending, ascension, ascent)
- an upward slope or grade (as in a road)(syn: acclivity, ascent, climb, raise, upgrade)
- a movement upward(syn: ascension, ascent, rising)
- the amount a salary is increased (syn: hike, raise)
- the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises (syn: upgrade)
- a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground (syn: lift)

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verb

- move upward (syn: arise, lift, uprise)
- increase in value or to a higher point (syn: climb)
- rise to one's feet (syn: arise, uprise)
- rise up (syn: lift, rear)
- come to the surface (syn: surface)
- come into existence; take on form or shape (syn: arise, develop, grow, originate, uprise)
- move to a better position in life or to a better job (syn: ascend)

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Examples

Smoke was rising into the air.

Bubbles rose to the surface of water.

The tide rose and fell.

The land rises as you move away from the coast.

A tower rising above the little town

A politician who rose to fame very quickly

The book has risen to the top of best-seller lists.

People are angry about rising gasoline prices.

The market is continuing to rise.

The wind rose in the afternoon.

We watched the rise and fall of the waves.

The book describes the empire's rise and fall.

The meteoric rise of the Internet

A politician's rise to fame

Smoke could be seen rising from the chimney.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: rise
he/she/it: rises
present participle: rising
past tense: rose
past participle: risen
noun
singular: rise
plural: rises
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