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English noun: rise

1. rise (event) a growth in strength or number or importance


Broader (hypernym)emergence, growth, outgrowth


Narrower (hyponym)crime wave, spike, wave


Antonymsdownfall, fall

2. rise (act) the act of changing location in an upward direction


Synonymsascending, ascension, ascent


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)climb, heave, heaving, levitation, mount, soar, zoom

3. rise (object) an upward slope or grade (as in a road)


SamplesThe car couldn't make it up the rise.


Synonymsacclivity, ascent, climb, raise, upgrade


Broader (hypernym)incline, side, slope


Narrower (hyponym)uphill


Antonymsdeclivity, downslope, declination, declension, decline, fall, descent

4. rise (event) a movement upward


SamplesThey cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon.


Synonymsascension, ascent, rising


Broader (hypernym)change of location, travel


Narrower (hyponym)climb, climbing, elevation, heave, heaving, lift, liftoff, mounting, raising, rapid climb, rapid growth, takeoff, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upthrow, upthrust, zoom


Antonymsfall

5. rise (attribute) the amount a salary is increased


SamplesHe got a 3% raise.
He got a wage hike.


Synonymshike, raise, salary increase, wage hike, wage increase


Broader (hypernym)increase, increment

6. rise (attribute) the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises


Synonymsrising slope, upgrade


Broader (hypernym)grade

7. rise (event) a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground


Synonymslift


Broader (hypernym)moving ridge, wave

8. rise (event) (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsemanation, procession


Broader (hypernym)inception, origin, origination


Domain categorytheological system, theology

9. rise (attribute) an increase in cost


SamplesThey asked for a 10% rise in rates.


Synonymsboost, cost increase, hike


Broader (hypernym)increase, increment

10. rise (act) increase in price or value


SamplesThe news caused a general advance on the stock market.


Synonymsadvance


Broader (hypernym)increase, step-up


English verb: rise

1. rise (motion) move upward


SamplesThe fog lifted.
The smoke arose from the forest fire.
The mist uprose from the meadows.


Synonymsarise, come up, go up, lift, move up, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)ascend, bubble, chandelle, climb, climb up, come up, go up, go up, mount, rise, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surge, surge, uplift, uprise, zoom


Antonymscome down, descend, go down, fall

2. rise (change) increase in value or to a higher point


SamplesPrices climbed steeply.
The value of our house rose sharply last year.


ExamplesThe stock market is going to rise


Synonymsclimb, go up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)grow


Narrower (hyponym)bull, soar

3. rise (motion) rise to one's feet


SamplesThe audience got up and applauded.


ExamplesSam and Sue rise


Synonymsarise, get up, stand up, uprise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change posture


Narrower (hyponym)take the floor


Antonymslie down, sit down, sit, lie

4. rise (stative) rise up


SamplesThe building rose before them.


Synonymslift, rear


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem


Narrower (hyponym)hulk, loom, predominate, tower

5. rise (motion) come to the surface


Synonymscome up, rise up, surface


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)ascend, go up


Narrower (hyponym)bubble up, emerge, intumesce, resurface, swell, well

6. rise (stative) come into existence; take on form or shape


SamplesA 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.


Synonymsarise, develop, grow, originate, spring up, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)become


Narrower (hyponym)come, come forth, emerge, follow, head, resurge, swell, well up


Verb groupdevelop

7. rise (motion) move to a better position in life or to a better job


SamplesShe ascended from a life of poverty to one of great.


ExamplesSam and Sue rise


Synonymsascend, move up


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)change

8. rise (change) go up or advance


SamplesSales were climbing after prices were lowered.


Synonymsclimb, mount, wax


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)increase


Narrower (hyponym)advance, gain, jump


Antonymswane

9. rise (change) become more extreme


SamplesThe tension heightened.


Synonymsheighten


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)increase

10. rise (body) get up and out of bed


SamplesI get up at 7 A.M. every day.
They rose early.
He uprose at night.


ExamplesSam and Sue rise


Synonymsarise, get up, turn out, uprise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Antonymscrawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, sack out, turn in, bed, retire

11. rise (change) rise in rank or status


SamplesHer new novel jumped high on the bestseller list.


Synonymsclimb up, jump


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)change

12. rise (emotion) become heartened or elated


SamplesHer spirits rose when she heard the good news.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

13. rise (competition) exert oneself to meet a challenge


SamplesRise to a challenge.
Rise to the occasion.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)tackle, take on, undertake

14. rise (social) take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance


ExamplesThey rise


Synonymsarise, rebel, rise up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)dissent, protest, resist


Narrower (hyponym)mutiny, revolt

15. rise (motion) increase in volume


SamplesThe dough rose slowly in the warm room.


Synonymsprove


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)grow

16. rise (motion) come up, of celestial bodies


SamplesThe sun also rises.
The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled....
Jupiter ascends.


ExamplesThe moon will soon rise


Synonymsascend, come up, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise


Domain categoryastronomy, uranology


Antonymsgo under, go down, set

17. rise (body) return from the dead


SamplesChrist is risen!.
The dead are to uprise.


Synonymsresurrect, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)return


Verb groupraise, resurrect, upraise









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