Pronunciation: rīz
v. i.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.
[imp. Rose (rōz); p. p. Risen ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rising.]
2.To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.
2.To have the aspect or the effect of rising.
3.To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
3.To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like.
3.To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.
4.To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet.
4.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 shore.
4.To increase in power or fury; - said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion.
4.In various figurative senses.
5.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.
5.To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.
5.To become of higher value; to increase in price.
5.To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
5.To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
But now is Christ risen from the dead.
- 1. Cor. xv. 20.
6.To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall.
6.To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs.
A scepter shall rise out of Israel.
- Num. xxiv. 17.
Honor and shame from no condition rise.
- Pope.
6.To become larger; to swell; - said of a boil, tumor, and the like.
6.To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed.
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
- Shak.
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.
- Macaulay.
7.To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.
He that would thrive, must rise by five.
- Old Proverb.
7.To increase in intensity; - said of heat.
7.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 interest.
7.To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.
8.To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea.
8.To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.
8.To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
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.
9.To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction.
9.To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations.
9.To come; to offer itself.
10.To retire; to give up a siege.
He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . . was gone.
- Knolles.
11.To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like.
n.1.The act of rising, or the state of being risen.
2.The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step.
3.Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.
4.Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.
All wickednes taketh its rise from the heart.
- R. Nelson.
5.Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet.
6.Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.
7.Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.
8.Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.
9.The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water.
v. t.1.To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill.
2.To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it; to raise.
Noun1.rise - a growth in strength or number or importance
downfall, fall - a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
2.Riserise - the act of changing location in an upward direction
3.Riserise - an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
4.Riserise - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
Synonyms: rising, ascension, ascent
fall - a movement downward; "the rise and fall of the tides"
5.Riserise - the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
6.rise - the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
7.rise - a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
Synonyms: lift
8.rise - (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"
9.rise - an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
10.rise - increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
Synonyms: advance
Verb1.rise - move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
2.rise - increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
Synonyms: go up, climb
3.rise - rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
4.rise - rise up; "The building rose before them"
Synonyms: rear, lift
5.rise - come to the surface
Synonyms: rise up, surface, come up
6.rise - become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
Synonyms: heighten
7.rise - 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"
8.rise - be promoted, move to a better position
Synonyms: move up
9.rise - go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
Synonyms: mount, wax, climb
10.rise - get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
11.rise - rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
Synonyms: climb up, jump
12.rise - increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
Synonyms: prove
13.rise - become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
14.rise - exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
15.rise - take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
Synonyms: rebel, rise up, arise
16.rise - come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
Synonyms: uprise, ascend, come up
go under, go down, set - disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days"
17.rise - return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
Synonyms: resurrect, uprise
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