Rising - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another (syn: insurrection, rebellion, revolt, uprising)
- coming to maturity (syn: emerging)
- newly come into prominence
He was the leader of an armed rising against the elected government.
...a great rising of the people was all it took to bring down a regime that imagined that it would endure for a thousand years...
Francesca was a rising star in the cinema.
What is the stock market doing now: rising or falling?
The number of deaths from cancer is rising.
Smoke was rising into the air.
A tower rising above the little town
People are angry about rising gasoline prices.
The rising cost of electricity provides a strong incentive to conserve energy.
mountains rising sheer from the plains
Rising prices parallel increasing fuel costs.
People are rightly upset about the city's rising crime rate.
Quite rightly, the police commissioner is being blamed for the city's rising crime rate.
The death rate from accidents is rising.
...a rising drumfire of criticism for the president's latest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court...