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Definition 1: the act of changing location in an upward direction - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) the act of changing location from one place to another

"police controlled the motion of the crowd" "the movement of people from the farms to the cities" "his move put him directly in my path"

(... is a kind of rise ) the act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means

(... is a kind of rise ) the act of lifting something with great effort

(... is a kind of rise ) the act of climbing something

"it was a difficult climb to the top"

(... is a kind of rise ) the act of rising upward into the air

Definition 2: increase in price or value - [noun denoting act]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the news caused a general advance on the stock market

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) the act of increasing something

"he gave me an increase in salary"

Definition 3: the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) the gradient of a slope or road or other surface

"the road had a steep grade"

Definition 4: the amount a salary is increased - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got a 3% raise
  • he got a wage hike

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) the amount by which something increases

"they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"

Definition 5: an increase in cost - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) the amount by which something increases

"they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"

Definition 6: a growth in strength or number or importance - [noun denoting event]

(rise is a kind of ...) the gradual beginning or coming forth

"figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"

(... is a kind of rise ) a sudden rise in the crime rate

(... is a kind of rise ) something that rises rapidly

"a wave of emotion swept over him" "there was a sudden wave of buying before the market closed" "a wave of conservatism in the country led by the hard right"

(... is a kind of rise ) a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline

"the seismograph showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor"

Definition 7: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

Definition 8: a movement upward - [noun denoting event]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) a movement through space that changes the location of something

(... is a kind of rise ) an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

(... is a kind of rise ) the event of something being raised upward

"an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon" "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"

(... is a kind of rise ) an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

"the heaving of waves on a rough sea"

(... is a kind of rise ) the initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad

(... is a kind of rise ) a rapid rise

(... is a kind of rise ) the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne

(... is a kind of rise ) (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)

(... is a kind of rise ) the rise of something

"the uplifting of the clouds revealed the blue of a summer sky"

Definition 9: (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost - [noun denoting event]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

(rise belongs to category ...) a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings

"Jewish theology" "Roman Catholic theology"

Definition 10: an upward slope or grade (as in a road) - [noun denoting object]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the car couldn't make it up the rise

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) an elevated geological formation

"he climbed the steep slope" "the house was built on the side of a mountain"

(... is a kind of rise ) the upward slope of a hill

Definition 11: return from the dead - [verb of body]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Christ is risen!
  • The dead are to uprise

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

"return to your native land" "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"

(rise has a similar meaning as ...) cause to become alive again

"raise from the dead" "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected" "Upraising ghosts"

Definition 12: get up and out of bed - [verb of body]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
  • They rose early
  • He uprose at night

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

Definition 13: increase in value or to a higher point - [verb of change]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • prices climbed steeply
  • the value of our house rose sharply last year

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

"The problem grew too large for me" "Her business grew fast"

(... is a kind of rise ) go or move upward

"The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced"

(... is a kind of rise ) advance in price

"stocks were bulling"

Definition 14: become more extreme - [verb of change]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The tension heightened

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) make bigger or more

"The boss finally increased her salary" "The university increased the number of students it admitted"

Definition 15: go up or advance - [verb of change]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of rise ) increase suddenly and significantly

"Prices jumped overnight"

(... is a kind of rise ) rise in rate or price

"The stock market gained 24 points today"

Definition 16: rise in rank or status - [verb of change]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 17: exert oneself to meet a challenge - [verb of competition]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rise to a challenge
  • rise to the occasion

(rise is a kind of ...) accept as a challenge

"I'll tackle this difficult task"

Definition 18: become heartened or elated - [verb of emotion]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her spirits rose when she heard the good news

Definition 19: move upward - [verb of motion]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The fog lifted
  • The smoke arose from the forest fire
  • The mist uprose from the meadows

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of rise ) rise as vapor

(... is a kind of rise ) climb suddenly and steeply

"The airplane chandelled"

(... is a kind of rise ) lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces

"the earth's movement uplifted this part of town"

(... is a kind of rise ) rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles

"bubble to the surface"

(... is a kind of rise ) shoot up abruptly, like a rocket

"prices skyrocketed"

(... is a kind of rise ) be erected, built, or constructed

"New buildings are going up everywhere"

(... is a kind of rise ) rise rapidly

"the dollar soared against the yen"

(... is a kind of rise ) go upward with gradual or continuous progress

"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

(... is a kind of rise ) rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave

"the boats surged"

(... is a kind of rise ) come up, of celestial bodies

"The sun also rises" "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..." "Jupiter ascends"

Definition 20: increase in volume - [verb of motion]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the dough rose slowly in the warm room

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

"The problem grew too large for me" "Her business grew fast"

Definition 21: come to the surface - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) travel up

"We ascended the mountain" "go up a ladder" "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

(... is a kind of rise ) come up to the surface of or rise

"He felt new emotions emerge"

(... is a kind of rise ) reappear on the surface

(... is a kind of rise ) move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically

"Gases bubbled up from the earth" "Marx's ideas have bubbled up in many places in Latin America"

(... is a kind of rise ) come up, as of a liquid

"Tears well in her eyes" "the currents well up"

Definition 22: rise to one's feet - [verb of motion]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The audience got up and applauded

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) undergo a change in bodily posture

(... is a kind of rise ) stand up to dance

Definition 23: move to a better position in life or to a better job - [verb of motion]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great renown

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 24: come up, of celestial bodies - [verb of motion]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sun also rises
  • The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...
  • Jupiter ascends

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) move upward

"The fog lifted" "The smoke arose from the forest fire" "The mist uprose from the meadows"

(rise belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) express opposition through action or words

"dissent to the laws of the country"

(... is a kind of rise ) make revolution

"The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"

(... is a kind of rise ) engage in a mutiny against an authority

Definition 26: rise up - [verb of stative]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The building rose before them

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

"She seems to be sleeping" "This appears to be a very difficult problem" "This project looks fishy" "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"

(... is a kind of rise ) appear very large or occupy a commanding position

"The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain" "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

Definition 27: come into existence; take on form or shape - [verb of stative]

Samples where rise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for rise in the sense of this definition

(rise is a kind of ...) come into existence

"What becomes has duration"

(... is a kind of rise ) rise again

"His need for a meal resurged" "The candidate resurged after leaving politics for several years"

(... is a kind of rise ) happen or occur as a result of something

(... is a kind of rise ) to be the product or result

"Melons come from a vine" "Understanding comes from experience"

(... is a kind of rise ) come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)

"Strong emotions welled up" "Smoke swelled from it"

(... is a kind of rise ) take its rise

"These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"

(rise has a similar meaning as ...) be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest

"The plot developed slowly"

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