Rise - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- 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)
- a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground (syn: lift)
- (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost (syn: emanation, procession)
- an increase in cost (syn: boost, hike)
- increase in price or value (syn: advance)
- increase in value or to a higher point (syn: climb, go up)
- rise to one's feet (syn: arise, get up, stand up, uprise)
- rise up (syn: lift, rear)
- come to the surface (syn: come up, surface)
- move to a better position in life or to a better job (syn: ascend, move up)
- go up or advance (syn: climb, mount, wax)
- become more extreme (syn: heighten)
- get up and out of bed (syn: arise, get up, turn out, uprise)
- rise in rank or status (syn: jump)
- become heartened or elated
- exert oneself to meet a challenge
- take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance (syn: arise, rebel)
- increase in volume (syn: prove)
- come up, of celestial bodies (syn: ascend, come up, uprise)
- return from the dead (syn: resurrect, uprise)
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.
present participle: rising
past tense: rose
past participle: risen