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English adjective: rising

1. rising advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status


SamplesA rising trend.
A rising market.


Similarimproving, up


Antonymsfalling

2. rising sloping upward


Synonymsacclivitous, uphill


Similarascending


Antonymsdescending

3. rising coming to maturity


SamplesThe rising generation.


Synonymsemerging


Similarfuture


Antonymspast, present

4. rising newly come into prominence


SamplesA rising young politician.


Similarnew


Antonymsold


English noun: rising

1. rising (event) a movement upward


SamplesThey cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon.


Synonymsascension, ascent, rise


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

2. rising (act) organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another


Synonymsinsurrection, rebellion, revolt, uprising


Broader (hypernym)battle, conflict, struggle


Narrower (hyponym)insurgence, insurgency, intifada, intifadah, mutiny


Instance hyponymGreat Revolt, Indian Mutiny, Peasant's Revolt, Sepoy Mutiny









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