Meaning of rise

Definition of rise

(noun) a growth in strength or number or importance
the act of changing location in an upward direction
an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
(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"
an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
(verb) move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
rise up; "The building rose before them"
come to the surface
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"
move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great renown"
go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"

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