Definitions for rise

Definitions for (noun) rise

Main entry: rise, ascending, ascension, ascent

Definition: the act of changing location in an upward direction

Main entry: rise, advance

Definition: increase in price or value

Usage: the news caused a general advance on the stock market

Main entry: rise, rising slope, upgrade

Definition: the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises

Main entry: raise, rise, hike, wage hike, wage increase, salary increase

Definition: the amount a salary is increased

Usage: he got a 3% raise; he got a wage hike

Main entry: hike, rise, cost increase, boost

Definition: an increase in cost

Usage: they asked for a 10% rise in rates

Main entry: rise

Definition: a growth in strength or number or importance

Main entry: procession, rise, emanation

Definition: (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost

Usage: 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

Main entry: rise, lift

Definition: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

Main entry: rise, rising, ascension, ascent

Definition: a movement upward

Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Main entry: ascent, acclivity, climb, upgrade, rise, raise

Definition: an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

Usage: the car couldn't make it up the rise

Definitions for (verb) rise

Main entry: get up, uprise, rise, arise, turn out

Definition: get up and out of bed

Usage: I get up at 7 A.M. every day; They rose early; He uprose at night

Main entry: resurrect, rise, uprise

Definition: return from the dead

Usage: Christ is risen!; The dead are to uprise

Main entry: climb, rise, go up

Definition: increase in value or to a higher point

Usage: prices climbed steeply; the value of our house rose sharply last year

Main entry: rise, climb up, jump

Definition: rise in rank or status

Usage: Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list

Main entry: heighten, rise

Definition: become more extreme

Usage: The tension heightened

Main entry: climb, wax, mount, rise

Definition: go up or advance

Usage: Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Main entry: rise

Definition: exert oneself to meet a challenge

Usage: rise to a challenge; rise to the occasion

Main entry: rise

Definition: become heartened or elated

Usage: Her spirits rose when she heard the good news

Main entry: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

Definition: move upward

Usage: The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows

Main entry: move up, rise, ascend

Definition: move to a better position in life or to a better job

Usage: She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great

Main entry: come up, uprise, rise, ascend

Definition: come up, of celestial bodies

Usage: The sun also rises; The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...; Jupiter ascends

Main entry: prove, rise

Definition: increase in volume

Usage: the dough rose slowly in the warm room

Main entry: rise, arise, stand up, get up, uprise

Definition: rise to one's feet

Usage: The audience got up and applauded

Main entry: come up, surface, rise, rise up

Definition: come to the surface

Main entry: rise, rise up, rebel, arise

Definition: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

Main entry: grow, arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise

Definition: come into existence; take on form or shape

Usage: 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

Main entry: lift, rear, rise

Definition: rise up

Usage: The building rose before them

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