Meaning of RISE in English


v in various figurative senses.

2. rise ·v to increase in intensity;

— said of heat.

3. rise ·v to ascend from the grave; to come to life.

4. rise ·noun increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.

5. rise ·v to have the aspect or the effect of rising.

6. rise ·v to come; to offer itself.

7. rise ·noun the act of rising, or the state of being risen.

8. rise ·v to become of higher value; to increase in price.

9. rise ·noun spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.

10. rise ·v to become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.

11. rise ·v to retire; to give up a siege.

12. rise ·v to increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.

13. rise ·v to come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.

14. rise ·v to tower up; to be heaved up; as, the alps rise far above the sea.

15. rise ·v to appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like.

xvi. rise ·noun appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet.

xvii. rise ·v to leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.

xviii. rise ·v to slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction.

xix. rise ·noun the spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water.

xx. rise ·v to increase in power or fury;

— said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion.

xxi. rise ·noun land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.

xxii. rise ·v to ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.

xxiii. rise ·v to ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.

xxiv. rise ·v to become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall.

xxv. rise ·v to move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.

xxvi. rise ·v to become larger; to swell;

— said of a boil, tumor, and the like.

xxvii. rise ·noun increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.

xxviii. rise ·noun elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.

xxix. rise ·v to swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like.

xxx. rise ·v to grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet.

xxxi. rise ·v to become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.

xxxii. rise ·v to increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations.

xxxiii. rise ·v to become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.

xxxiv. rise ·add. ·vi to go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill.

xxxv. rise ·v to be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type;

— said of a form.

xxxvi. rise ·v to terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report.

xxxvii. rise ·v to attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed.

xxxviii. rise ·v to have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs.

xxxix. rise ·v to reach a higher level by increase of quantity or bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the mercury rises in the thermometer.

xl. rise ·noun the distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step.

xli. rise ·v to become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin; the land rises to view to one sailing toward the shore.

xlii. rise ·add. ·vi to cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it; to raise.

xliii. rise ·v to become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power;

— said of style, thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest.

xliv. rise ·v to move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. specifically:

— (a) to go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait.

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