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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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