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Adjective: rising  rI-zing
  1. Advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status
    "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
  2. Sloping upward
    - acclivitous, uphill
  3. Coming to maturity
    "the rising generation";
    - emerging
  4. Newly come into prominence
    "a rising young politician"
Noun: rising  rI-zing
  1. A movement upward; rise above the ground
    - rise, ascent, ascension
  2. Organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    "military security has been stepped up since the recent rising";
    - rebellion, insurrection, revolt, uprising
Verb: rise (rose,risen)  rIz
  1. Move upward
    "The fog rose";
    - lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
  2. Increase in value or to a higher point
    "the value of our house rose sharply last year";
    - go up, climb
  3. Get on one's feet from a sitting or kneeling position
    "The audience rose and applauded";
    - arise, uprise, get up, stand up
  4. Become or appear high or tall
    "The building rose before them";
    - lift, rear
  5. Come to the surface
    - surface, come up, rise up
  6. Come into existence; take on form or shape
    "A new religious movement rose in that country";
    - originate, arise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow
  7. Move to a better position in life or to a better job
    - ascend, move up
  8. Go up or advance
    "Sales were rising after prices were lowered";
    - wax, mount, climb
  9. Become more extreme
    "The tension rose";
    - heighten
  10. Get up and out of bed
    "They rose early";
    - get up, turn out, arise, uprise
  11. Increase in rank or status
    "Her new novel rose high on the bestseller list";
    - jump, climb up
  12. Become heartened or elated
    "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
  13. Exert oneself to meet a challenge
    "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
  14. Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
    - rebel, arise, rise up
  15. Increase in volume
    "the dough rose slowly in the warm room";
    - prove
  16. (astronomy) come up, of celestial bodies
    "The sun also rises";
    - come up, uprise, ascend
  17. Return from the dead
    "The dead are to rise";
    - resurrect, uprise

Derived forms: risings

See also: ascending, come up, future, improving, new, up

Type of: appear, ascend, battle, become, change, change of location, change posture, conflict, dissent, go, go up, grow, increase, locomote, look, move, protest, resist, return, seem, struggle, tackle, take on, travel, undertake

Antonym: falling, lie, sit

Encyclopedia: Rising, John

Rise, East Riding of Yorkshire