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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): An upward slope or grade (as in a road).
Example: "The car couldn't make it up the rise"
Synonyms: ascent, acclivity, raise, climb, upgrade
- (noun): An increase in cost.
Example: "They asked for a 10% rise in rates"
Synonyms: boost, hike, cost increase
- (noun): A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground.
- (noun): A growth in strength or number or importance.
- (noun): The amount a salary is increased.
Synonyms: raise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase
- (verb): Become more extreme.
- (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"
- (noun): A movement upward.
Example: "They cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
Synonyms: rising, ascent, ascension
- (verb): Come into existence; take on form or shape.
Synonyms: originate, arise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow
- (verb): Become heartened or elated.
Example: "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
- (verb): Increase in volume.
Famous quotes containing the word rise:
“May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?”
—Charles Dickens (18121870)
“For the nations rise and fall every citizen has a responsibility.”
“In man, the shedding of blood is always associated with injury, disease, or death. Only the female half of humanity was seen to have the magical ability to bleed profusely and still rise phoenix-like each month from the gore.”
—Estelle R. Ramey (b. 1917)