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Overview of noun rise

The noun rise has 10 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (8) rise

(a growth in strength or number or importance)

2. (3) rise, ascent, ascension, ascending

(the act of changing location in an upward direction)

3. (1) ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade

(an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise")

4. (1) rise, rising, ascent, ascension

(a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")

5. (1) raise, rise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase

(the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike")

6. (1) upgrade, rise, rising slope

(the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises)

7. lift, rise

(a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground)

8. emanation, rise, procession

((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, boost, hike, cost increase

(an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates")

10. advance, rise

(increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market")

Overview of verb rise

The verb rise has 17 senses? (first 16 from tagged texts)
1. (26) rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise

(move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")

2. (23) rise, go up, climb

(increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year")

3. (20) arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up

(rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded")

4. (8) rise, lift, rear

(rise up; "The building rose before them")

5. (5) surface, come up, rise up, rise

(come to the surface)

6. (4) originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow

(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")

7. (4) ascend, move up, rise

(move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great)

8. (4) wax, mount, climb, rise

(go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered")

9. (4) heighten, rise

(become more extreme; "The tension heightened")

10. (4) get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise

(get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night")

11. (3) rise, jump, climb up

(rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list")

12. (2) rise

(become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news")

13. (2) rise

(exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion")

14. (1) rebel, arise, rise, rise up

(take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance)

15. (1) rise, prove

(increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room")

16. (1) rise, come up, uprise, ascend

(come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends")

17. resurrect, rise, uprise

(return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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