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rise
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 45
3. Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.
4. Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.
6. Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.
7. Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.
9. The spring of a fish to seize food ( as a fly) near the surface of the water.
Part of Speech: present participle
1. Rising.
Part of Speech: Noun
1. To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.
2. To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
5. To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall.
6. To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.
7. To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea.
9. To retire; to give up a siege.
12. To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like.
15. To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs.
16. To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.
17. To become of higher value; to increase in price.
18. To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.
20. In various figurative senses.
22. To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed.
23. To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
24. To come; to offer itself.
25. To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
27. To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.
28. To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: - ( a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait.
30. To become larger; to swell; - said of a boil, tumor, and the like.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill.
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