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Meaning & Definition of Rise in English

English

Rise

/raɪz/

noun

1. A growth in strength or number or importance

    synonym:
  • rise

2. The act of changing location in an upward direction

    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • ascent
  • ,
  • ascension
  • ,
  • ascending

3. An upward slope or grade (as in a road)

  • "The car couldn't make it up the rise"
    synonym:
  • ascent
  • ,
  • acclivity
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • raise
  • ,
  • climb
  • ,
  • upgrade

4. A movement upward

  • "They cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • rising
  • ,
  • ascent
  • ,
  • ascension

5. The amount a salary is increased

  • "He got a 3% raise"
  • "He got a wage hike"
    synonym:
  • raise
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • wage hike
  • ,
  • hike
  • ,
  • wage increase
  • ,
  • salary increase

6. The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises

    synonym:
  • upgrade
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • rising slope

7. A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

    synonym:
  • lift
  • ,
  • rise

8. (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"
    synonym:
  • emanation
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • procession

9. An increase in cost

  • "They asked for a 10% rise in rates"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • boost
  • ,
  • hike
  • ,
  • cost increase

10. Increase in price or value

  • "The news caused a general advance on the stock market"
    synonym:
  • advance
  • ,
  • rise

verb

1. Move upward

  • "The fog lifted"
  • "The smoke arose from the forest fire"
  • "The mist uprose from the meadows"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • arise
  • ,
  • move up
  • ,
  • go up
  • ,
  • come up
  • ,
  • uprise

2. Increase in value or to a higher point

  • "Prices climbed steeply"
  • "The value of our house rose sharply last year"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • go up
  • ,
  • climb

3. Rise to one's feet

  • "The audience got up and applauded"
    synonym:
  • arise
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • uprise
  • ,
  • get up
  • ,
  • stand up

4. Rise up

  • "The building rose before them"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • rear

5. Come to the surface

    synonym:
  • surface
  • ,
  • come up
  • ,
  • rise up
  • ,
  • rise

6. 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"
    synonym:
  • originate
  • ,
  • arise
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • develop
  • ,
  • uprise
  • ,
  • spring up
  • ,
  • grow

7. Move to a better position in life or to a better job

  • "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great
    synonym:
  • ascend
  • ,
  • move up
  • ,
  • rise

8. Go up or advance

  • "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
    synonym:
  • wax
  • ,
  • mount
  • ,
  • climb
  • ,
  • rise

9. Become more extreme

  • "The tension heightened"
    synonym:
  • heighten
  • ,
  • rise

10. Get up and out of bed

  • "I get up at 7 a.m. every day"
  • "They rose early"
  • "He uprose at night"
    synonym:
  • get up
  • ,
  • turn out
  • ,
  • arise
  • ,
  • uprise
  • ,
  • rise

11. Rise in rank or status

  • "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • jump
  • ,
  • climb up

12. Become heartened or elated

  • "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
    synonym:
  • rise

13. Exert oneself to meet a challenge

  • "Rise to a challenge"
  • "Rise to the occasion"
    synonym:
  • rise

14. Take part in a rebellion

  • Renounce a former allegiance
    synonym:
  • rebel
  • ,
  • arise
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • rise up

15. Increase in volume

  • "The dough rose slowly in the warm room"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • prove

16. Come up, of celestial bodies

  • "The sun also rises"
  • "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."
  • "Jupiter ascends"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • come up
  • ,
  • uprise
  • ,
  • ascend

17. Return from the dead

  • "Christ is risen!"
  • "The dead are to uprise"
    synonym:
  • resurrect
  • ,
  • rise
  • ,
  • uprise

Examples of using

I asked my boss for a pay rise.
Prices will continue to rise.
I wonder if the sea level really will rise when the ice at the North Pole melts.