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rise

rise

 
pronunciation:
raIz
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: rises, rising, rose, risen
definition 1: to stand after lying, kneeling, or sitting.
Everyone rose when the judge entered the courtroom.
synonyms:
arise, stand up
definition 2: to get up from bed.
We rose at four o'clock in the morning for our fishing trip.
synonyms:
arise, rouse
antonyms:
retire
similar words:
awake, wake
definition 3: to move upward.
The smoke from the fire rose above the trees.
synonyms:
arise, ascend, climb, lift, mount
antonyms:
descend, dip, fall, lower
similar words:
right, scale, surface, well
definition 4: to rebel.
The people rose up against the cruel king.
synonyms:
revolt
similar words:
mutiny, rebel
definition 5: to become greater or higher.
The lake rose by four inches.
synonyms:
grow, mount, swell
antonyms:
fall, lower, sink, subside
similar words:
gain, increase
definition 6: to increase in number, value, or degree.
Prices rise when there aren't enough goods being made.
synonyms:
grow, heighten, mount, swell
antonyms:
abate, decrease, fall, lower, sink
similar words:
boom, increase, multiply
definition 7: to start or begin.
This stream rises deep in the mountains.
synonyms:
grow, swell, well
similar words:
come, emerge, flow, issue, originate, proceed
definition 8: to move upward in rank or importance.
She rose to the position of manager.
synonyms:
advance, progress
similar words:
climb, develop
definition 9: to swell or become higher.
The bread dough rose fast in the warm, covered bowl.
similar words:
balloon, puff, swell
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an instance or act of rising.
His rise from poverty to wealth is an amazing story.
synonyms:
ascent, climb, growth
antonyms:
decline, descent, fall
definition 2: an increase in height or level.
The townspeople watched the rise of the river.
synonyms:
gain, increase
antonyms:
decrease
similar words:
growth
definition 3: the movement of the sun or planets above the horizon.
We watched the rise of the sun.
definition 4: an upward movement in rank or position.
Her rise to a top position in the company has been very fast.
synonyms:
advancement, promotion
definition 5: an angry reaction.
His teasing got a rise out of her.
synonyms:
reaction
definition 6: an increase in number, value, or degree.
There has been a steep rise in accidents on the interstate highway.
synonyms:
gain
antonyms:
decline, slump
similar words:
growth
definition 7: an area of ground that slopes upward.
There is a beautiful view from the top of the rise.
synonyms:
ascent, incline, slope, upgrade