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  Definition of Rise
  1. the act of changing location in an upward direction
  2. increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
  3. the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
  4. the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  5. an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
  6. a growth in strength or number or importance
  7. (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "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"
  8. a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  9. a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
  10. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn''t make it up the rise"
  11. get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
  12. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
  13. increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
  14. rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  15. become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
  16. go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
  17. exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
  18. become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
  19. move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
  20. be promoted, move to a better position
  21. come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
  22. increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
  23. rise to one''s feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
  24. come to the surface
  25. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  26. come into existence; take on form or shape; "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"
  27. rise up; "The building rose before them"
Similar Words: ascent, ascension, ascending, advance, upgrade, rising slope, raise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase, boost, cost increase, emanation, procession, lift, rising, acclivity, climb, get up, turn out, arise, uprise, resurrect, go up, jump, climb up, heighten, wax, mount, move up, come up, ascend, prove, stand up, surface, rise up, rebel, originate, develop, spring up, grow, rear


See Also: surface, come up, rise up


Hyponyms: levitation, heave, heaving, climb, mount, soar, zoom, crime wave, wave, spike, climbing, mounting, elevation, lift, raising, liftoff, rapid climb, rapid growth, takeoff, upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust, uplifting, uphill, bull, jump, advance, gain, scend, surge, climb up, go up, soar up, soar upwards, rocket, skyrocket, chandelle, steam, come up, uprise, ascend, take the floor, emerge, resurface, bubble up, intumesce, well, swell, revolt, mutiny, resurge, come forth, come, follow, well up, head, loom, tower, predominate, hulk


Grouped Verbs: resurrect, raise, upraise, develop


Derivational Morphology: ascend, go up, get up, turn out, arise, uprise, stand up, lift, move up, come up, climb, advance, gain, wax, mount, rear, hike, hike up, boost, raise, heighten, resurrect, surface, rise up, elevate, bring up, climb up, ascent, ascension, ascending, riser, emanation, procession, climbing, mounting, leap, jump, saltation, upgrade, rising slope, waxing, elevation, raising, rising, Earth's surface, surfacing, rebellion, insurrection, revolt, uprising, insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel, emergence, outgrowth, growth, origin, origination, inception, initiation, founding, foundation, institution, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration


Anagrams: sire, Eris


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