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Overview of noun rising

The noun rising has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rise, rising, ascent, ascension

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

2. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising

(organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another)

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")

Overview of adj rising

The adj rising has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) rising

(advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market")

2. acclivitous, rising, uphill

(sloping upward)

3. emerging, rising

(coming to maturity; "the rising generation")

4. rising

(newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician") © 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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