Associations to the word «Rise»

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RISE, verb. (intransitive) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.
RISE, verb. To move upwards.
RISE, verb. To grow upward; to attain a certain height.
RISE, verb. To slope upward.
RISE, verb. (of a celestial body) To appear to move upwards from behind the horizon of a planet as a result of the planet's rotation.
RISE, verb. To become erect; to assume an upright position.
RISE, verb. To leave one's bed; to get up.
RISE, verb. (figurative) To be resurrected.
RISE, verb. (figurative) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn.
RISE, verb. (intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
RISE, verb. To attain a higher status.
RISE, verb. Of a quantity, price, etc., to increase.
RISE, verb. To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; said of style, thought, or discourse.
RISE, verb. To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pitch.
RISE, verb. To begin; to develop.
RISE, verb. To develop.
RISE, verb. To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light.
RISE, verb. (of a river) To have its source (in a particular place).
RISE, verb. To become perceptible to the senses, other than sight.
RISE, verb. To become agitated, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
RISE, verb. To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
RISE, verb. (transitive) To go up; to ascend; to climb.
RISE, verb. (transitive) To cause to go up or ascend.
RISE, verb. (obsolete) To retire; to give up a siege.
RISE, verb. To come; to offer itself.
RISE, verb. (printing) (dated) To be lifted, or capable of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; said of a form.
RISE, noun. The process of or an action or instance of moving upwards or becoming greater.
RISE, noun. The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.
RISE, noun. (chiefly UK) An increase (in a quantity, price, etc).
RISE, noun. The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
RISE, noun. (UK) (Ireland) (Australia) An increase in someone's pay rate; a raise.
RISE, noun. (Sussex) A small hill; used chiefly in place names.
RISE, noun. An area of terrain that tends upward away from the viewer, such that it conceals the region behind it; a slope.
RISE, noun. (informal) An angry reaction.
RISE FORM, noun. The imprint upon the surface of a body of water that is made by a feeding trout, indicative by its form of the feeding behavior of the fish.
RISE FROM THE ASHES, verb. (idiomatic) To make a comeback after a disaster (that almost lead to a tragic end).
RISE FROM THE ASHES, verb. (idiomatic) To make a comeback after a long hiatus. To come back into common use or practice. To come back into popularity.
RISE OVER RUN, noun. A mnemonic for remembering that the slope of a non-vertical line is the ratio of the amount it rises over some interval, over the length of that interval.
RISE TO THE BAIT, verb. Alternative term for take the bait
RISE TO THE OCCASION, verb. (idiomatic) To show resolve or effectiveness in dealing with a difficulty.
RISE TO THE OCCASION, verb. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) (humorous) To achieve erection for sexual intercourse.
RISE UP, verb. To rebel
RISE UP, verb. To rise to the surface
RISE UP, verb. (of a horse etc) To rear

Dictionary definition

RISE, noun. A growth in strength or number or importance.
RISE, noun. The act of changing location in an upward direction.
RISE, noun. An upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise".
RISE, noun. A movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon".
RISE, noun. The amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike".
RISE, noun. The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.
RISE, noun. A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground.
RISE, noun. (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the 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".
RISE, noun. An increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates".
RISE, noun. Increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market".
RISE, verb. Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows".
RISE, verb. Increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year".
RISE, verb. Rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded".
RISE, verb. Rise up; "The building rose before them".
RISE, verb. Come to the surface.
RISE, verb. Come into existence; take on form or shape; "A 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".
RISE, verb. Move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great.
RISE, verb. Go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered".
RISE, verb. Become more extreme; "The tension heightened".
RISE, verb. Get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night".
RISE, verb. Rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list".
RISE, verb. Become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news".
RISE, verb. Exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion".
RISE, verb. Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance.
RISE, verb. Increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room".
RISE, verb. Come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends".
RISE, verb. Return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin