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Definition 1: organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for rising in the sense of this definition

(rising is a kind of ...) an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

"the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph" "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

(... is a kind of rising ) an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict

(... is a kind of rising ) an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000

"the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"

(... is a kind of rising ) open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

(... is an instance of rising) a widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England; suppressed by Richard II

(... is an instance of rising) discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)

Definition 2: a movement upward - [noun denoting event]

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

  • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Synonyms for rising in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

"the heaving of waves on a rough sea"

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

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

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

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

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

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

Definition 3: advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a rising trend
  • a rising market

(rising is similar to ...) getting higher or more vigorous

"its an up market" "an improving economy"

Definition 4: sloping upward - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for rising in the sense of this definition

(rising is similar to ...) moving or going or growing upward

"the ascending plane" "the ascending staircase" "the ascending stems of chickweed"

Definition 5: coming to maturity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the rising generation

Synonyms for rising in the sense of this definition

(rising is similar to ...) yet to be or coming

"some future historian will evaluate him"

Definition 6: newly come into prominence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a rising young politician

(rising is similar to ...) not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered

"a new law" "new cars" "a new comet" "a new friend" "a new year" "the New World"

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