Found 4 items, similar to rising.
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adj 1: advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value
or status; “a rising trend”
; “a rising market”
2: (of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon;
“the rising sun”
3: increasing in amount or degree; “rising prices”
4: sloping upward [syn: acclivitous
5: coming to maturity; “the rising generation”
6: newly come into prominence; “a rising young politician”
n 1: a movement upward; “they cheered the rise of the hot-air
] [ant: fall
2: organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one
faction tries to wrest control from another [syn: rebellion
English → English
(r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. Rose
(r[=o]z); p. p.
; p. pr. & vb. n. Rising
.] [AS. r[=i]san; akin to
OS. r[=i]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[=i]san to rise, fall, Icel.
r[=i]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. Arise
1. To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to
mount up. Specifically:
(a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any
other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a
fish rises to the bait.
(b) To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in
air, cork in water, and the like.
(c) To move upward under the influence of a projecting
force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
(d) To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this
elm rises to the height of seventy feet.
(e) To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or
bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the
mercury rises in the thermometer.
(f) To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to
rise from a chair or from a fall.
(g) To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.
He that would thrive, must rise by five. --Old
(h) To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far
above the sea.
(i) To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises
in this direction. “A rising ground.”
(j) To retire; to give up a siege.
He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . .
was gone. --Knolles.
(k) To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to
become light, as dough, and the like.
2. To have the aspect or the effect of rising. Specifically:
(a) To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars,
and the like. “He maketh his sun to rise on the evil
and the good.”
--Matt. v. 45.
(b) To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come
forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin;
the land rises to view to one sailing toward the
(c) To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as,
a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.
(d) To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as,
rivers rise in lakes or springs.
A scepter shall rise out of Israel. --Num. xxiv.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. --Pope.
3. To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a
(a) To increase in power or fury; -- said of wind or a
storm, and hence, of passion. “High winde . . . began
to rise, high passions -- anger, hate.”
(b) To become of higher value; to increase in price.
Bullion is risen to six shillings . . . the
(c) To become larger; to swell; -- said of a boil, tumor,
and the like.
(d) To increase in intensity; -- said of heat.
(e) To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.
(f) To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses
rose beyond his expectations.
4. In various figurative senses. Specifically:
(a) To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war;
to take up arms; to rebel.
At our heels all hell should rise
With blackest insurrection. --Milton.
No more shall nation against nation rise.
(b) To attain to a better social position; to be promoted;
to excel; to succeed.
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
(c) To become more and more dignified or forcible; to
increase in interest or power; -- said of style,
thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of
expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in
(d) To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men
of contemplative natures. --Spectator.
(e) To come; to offer itself.
There chanced to the prince's hand to rise
An ancient book. --Spenser.
5. To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
But now is Christ risen from the dead. --1. Cor. xv.
6. To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the
committee rose after agreeing to the report.
It was near nine . . . before the House rose.
7. To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as,
to rise a tone or semitone.
8. (Print.) To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from
the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; --
said of a form.
Syn: To arise; mount; ascend; climb; scale.
. Some in America use the word
appreciate for “rise in value;”
appreciate, money appreciates, etc. This use is not
unknown in England, but it is less common there. It is
undesirable, because rise sufficiently expresses the
idea, and appreciate has its own distinctive meaning,
which ought not to be confused with one so entirely
1. Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward
direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the
2. Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising
state; a rising character.
Among the rising theologians of Germany. --Hare.
3. Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of
active life; as, the rising generation.
More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six
years of age. [Colloq. & Low, U.S.]
1. The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).
2. That which rises; a tumor; a boil. --Lev. xiii. 10.
(Waterworks), the pipe through which water from
an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir.