What is rise?

  • (verb): Rise up.
    Synonyms: lift, rear
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Hitler: The Rise Of Evil
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More definitions of "rise":

  • (noun): (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
    Example: "The rising of the Holy Ghost"
    Synonyms: emanation, procession
  • (noun): Increase in price or value.
    Synonyms: advance
  • (verb): Be promoted, move to a better position.
    Synonyms: move up
  • (verb): Exert oneself to meet a challenge.
    Example: "Rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
  • (verb): Become heartened or elated.
    Example: "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
  • (verb): Become more extreme.
    Synonyms: heighten
  • (noun): The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.
    Synonyms: upgrade, rising slope
  • (noun): A movement upward.
    Example: "They cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
    Synonyms: rising, ascent, ascension
  • (noun): An increase in cost.
    Example: "They asked for a 10% rise in rates"
    Synonyms: boost, hike, cost increase
  • (verb): Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance.
    Synonyms: rebel, arise, rise up
  • (verb): Increase in volume.
    Synonyms: prove
  • (verb): Increase in value or to a higher point.
    Synonyms: go up, climb
  • (noun): A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground.
    Synonyms: lift
  • (noun): A growth in strength or number or importance.

Famous quotes containing the word rise:

    There is one thing that the American people always rise to and extend their hand to and that is the truth of justice, and of liberty, and of peace. We have accepted that truth and we are going to led by it ... and through us the world, out into pastures of quietness and peace such as the world never dreamed of before.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    astonishing whites of the soles of his feet rise a n d
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    Maxine W. Kumin (b. 1925)

    I have a toothache today. I never seem to be able to rise above a toothache. It makes me want to howl, break things, pull noses, tweak ears, screech.
    John Colton (1886–1946)