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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


2. rising sloping upward

Synonymsacclivitous, uphill



3. rising coming to maturity

SamplesThe rising generation.



Antonymspast, present

4. rising newly come into prominence

SamplesA rising young politician.



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


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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