Meaning of RISE in English

RISE

transcription, транскрипция: [ raɪz ]

( rises, rising, rose, risen)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.

1.

If something rises , it moves upwards.

He watched the smoke rise from his cigarette...

The powdery dust rose in a cloud around him.

VERB : V from/to n , V

Rise up means the same as rise .

Spray rose up from the surface of the water...

Black dense smoke rose up.

PHRASAL VERB : V P from/to n , V P

2.

When you rise , you stand up. ( FORMAL )

Luther rose slowly from the chair...

He looked at Livy and Mark, who had risen to greet him.

VERB : V from n , V

Rise up means the same as rise .

The only thing I wanted was to rise up from the table and leave this house.

PHRASAL VERB : V P from n

3.

When you rise , you get out of bed. ( FORMAL )

Tony had risen early and gone to the cottage to work.

VERB : V

4.

When the sun or moon rises , it appears in the sky.

He wanted to be over the line of the ridge before the sun had risen.

≠ set

VERB : V

5.

You can say that something rises when it appears as a large tall shape. ( LITERARY )

The building rose before him, tall and stately...

VERB : V prep / adv

Rise up means the same as rise .

The White Mountains rose up before me.

PHRASAL VERB : V P prep / adv

6.

If the level of something such as the water in a river rises , it becomes higher.

The waters continue to rise as more than 1,000 people are evacuated.

≠ fall

VERB : V

7.

If land rises , it slopes upwards.

He looked up the slope of land that rose from the house...

The ground begins to rise some 20 yards away...

≠ fall

VERB : V prep / adv , V

8.

If an amount rises , it increases.

Pre-tax profits rose from £842,000 to £1.82m...

Tourist trips of all kinds in Britain rose by 10.5% between 1977 and 1987...

Exports in June rose 1.5% to a record $30.91 billion...

The number of business failures has risen...

The increase is needed to meet rising costs.

≠ fall

VERB : V from/to amount , V by amount , V amount , V , V-ing

9.

A rise in the amount of something is an increase in it.

...the prospect of another rise in interest rates...

= increase

N-COUNT : N in n

10.

A rise is an increase in your wages or your salary. ( BRIT; in AM, use raise )

He will get a pay rise of nearly £4,000.

= increase

N-COUNT

11.

The rise of a movement or activity is an increase in its popularity or influence.

...the rise of racism in America.

= increase

N-SING : the N of n

12.

If the wind rises , it becomes stronger.

The wind was still rising, approaching a force nine gale.

VERB : V

13.

If a sound rises or if someone’s voice rises , it becomes louder or higher.

‘Bernard?’ Her voice rose hysterically...

His voice rose almost to a scream.

VERB : V , V to n

14.

When the people in a country rise , they try to defeat the government or army that is controlling them.

The National Convention has promised armed support to any people who wish to rise against armed oppression.

VERB : V against n

Rise up means the same as rise .

He warned that if the government moved against him the people would rise up...

A woman called on the population to rise up against the government.

PHRASAL VERB : V P , V P against n

• ris‧ing

(risings)

...popular risings against tyrannical rulers.

N-COUNT

15.

If someone rises to a higher position or status, they become more important, successful, or powerful.

She is a strong woman who has risen to the top of a deeply sexist organisation...

VERB : V prep

Rise up means the same as rise .

I started with Hoover 26 years ago in sales and rose up through the ranks.

PHRASAL VERB : V P prep

16.

The rise of someone is the process by which they become more important, successful, or powerful.

Haig’s rise was fuelled by an all-consuming sense of patriotic duty...

≠ fall

N-SING : with poss

17.

If something gives rise to an event or situation, it causes that event or situation to happen.

Low levels of choline in the body can give rise to high blood-pressure...

PHRASE : V inflects , PHR n

18.

to rise to the bait: see bait

to rise to the challenge: see challenge

to rise to the occasion: see occasion

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