Meaning of RISE in English


I. intransitive verb (rose; ~n; rising) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English rīsan; akin to Old High German rīsan to ~ Date: before 12th century 1. to assume an upright position especially from lying, kneeling, or sitting, to get up from sleep or from one's bed, to return from death, to take up arms , to respond warmly ; applaud , to end a session ; adjourn , to appear above the horizon , 7. to move upward ; ascend , to increase in height, size, volume, or pitch, to extend above other objects , 9. to become heartened or elated , to increase in fervor or intensity , 10. to attain a higher level or rank , to increase in quantity or number, 11. to take place ; happen , to come into being ; originate , to follow as a consequence ; result , to exert oneself to meet a challenge , see: spring II. noun Date: 15th century 1. a spot higher than surrounding ground ; hilltop , an upward slope , an act of rising or a state of being ~n: as, a movement upward ; ascent , emergence (as of the sun) above the horizon, the upward movement of a fish to seize food or bait, beginning , origin , the distance or elevation of one point above another, 5. an increase especially in amount, number, or volume, raise 3b, an increase in price, value, rate, or sum , an angry reaction , the distance from the crotch to the waistline on pants

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