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rise

noun

1 rise

A growth in strength or number or importance.

Roget 66: beginning, commencement, opening, outset, incipience, inception, inchoation; introduction etc. (precursor) 64; alpha, initial; inauguration, ... show more



2 rise

The act of changing location in an upward direction.

synonyms: ascending, ascension, ascent.

Roget 35: increase, augmentation, enlargement, extension; dilatation etc. (expansion) 194; increment, accretion; accession etc. 37; development, ... show more

Dutch: beklimming, bestijging, Hemelvaart, hemelvaart, opklimming, opkomst, opstijgen, stijging

3 rise

An upward slope or grade (as in a road):
— The car couldn't make it up the rise.

synonyms: acclivity, ascent, climb, raise, upgrade.

Roget 217: obliquity, inclination, slope, slant, crookedness etc. adj.; slopeness; leaning etc. v.; bevel, tilt; bias, ... show more

Dutch: helling, klim

4 rise

A movement upward:
— They cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon.

synonyms: ascension, ascent, rising.

Dutch: Hemelvaart, hemelvaart

5 rise

The amount a salary is increased.

synonyms: hike, raise, salary increase, wage hike, wage increase.

Dutch: loonsverhoging, opslag, salarisverhoging

6 rise

The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.

synonyms: rising slope, upgrade.

Dutch: drempel

7 rise

A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground.

synonym: lift.

8 rise

theology The origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

synonyms: emanation, procession.

9 rise

An increase in cost:
— They asked for a 10% rise in rates.

synonyms: boost, cost increase, hike.

Dutch: kostentoename, prijsstijging

10 rise

Increase in price or value.

synonym: advance.

Roget 282: progress, progression, progressiveness; advancing etc. v.; advance, advancement; ongoing; flood, tide, headway; march ... show more

Dutch: opvoering, verhoging
Polish: podwy┼╝ka

verb

1 rise

Move upward.

synonyms: arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, uprise.

Roget 320: be light etc. adj.; float, rise, swim, be buoyed up.    render light etc. adj.; lighten, leaven.   

Roget 682: be active etc. adj.; busy oneself in; stir, stir about, stir one's stumps; bestir oneself, rouse oneself; speed, hasten, peg away, lay about one, ... show more

Roget 305: ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; float up; bubble up; aspire.    ... show more

Dutch: omhoogkomen, opkomen, optrekken

2 rise

Increase in value or to a higher point.

synonyms: climb, go up.

Dutch: klimmen, oplopen, stijgen

3 rise

Rise to one's feet.

synonyms: arise, get up, stand up, uprise.

Dutch: opstaan

4 rise

Rise up.

synonyms: lift, rear.

Dutch: verrijzen

5 rise

Come to the surface.

synonyms: come up, rise up, surface.

Dutch: bovenkomen

6 rise

Come into existence; take on form or shape.

synonyms: arise, develop, grow, originate, spring up, uprise.

Roget 66: begin, start, commence; conceive, open, dawn, set in, take its rise, enter upon, enter; set out etc. (depart) ... show more

Dutch: komen, ontspinnen, ontspringen, ontspruiten, stammen, teruggaan, voortkomen, voortspruiten, wortelen

7 rise

Move to a better position in life or to a better job.

synonyms: ascend, move up.

8 rise

Go up or advance.

synonyms: climb, mount, wax.

Roget 206: be high etc. adj.; tower, soar, command; hover, hover over, fly over; orbit, be in orbit; cap, culminate; overhang, ... show more

9 rise

Become more extreme.

synonym: heighten.

10 rise

Get up and out of bed.

synonyms: arise, get up, turn out, uprise.

11 rise

Rise in rank or status.

synonyms: climb up, jump.

12 rise

Become heartened or elated.

13 rise

Exert oneself to meet a challenge.

14 rise

Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance.

synonyms: arise, rebel, rise up.

Roget 742: disobey, violate, infringe; shirk; set at defiance etc. (defy) 715; set authority at naught, run riot, fly in the face of; take the law into one's own hands; kick over the traces.    turn restive, ... show more

Dutch: opstaan, rebelleren, revolteren

15 rise

Increase in volume.

synonym: prove.

Dutch: rijzen

16 rise

Come up, of celestial bodies:
— The sun also rises.

synonyms: ascend, come up, uprise.

Roget 35: increase, augment, add to, enlarge; dilate etc. (expand) 194; grow, wax, get ahead.    gain strength; advance; run up, ... show more

17 rise

Return from the dead:
— Christ is risen!.
— The dead are to uprise.

synonyms: resurrect, uprise.

Dutch: hergebruiken, herrijzen


Moby thesaurus: Great Leap Forward, Olympian heights, abruptness, access, accession, acclivity, accomplishment, accretion, accrual, accrue, accrue from, accruement, accumulate, accumulation, achieve success, acme, action and reaction, activate, addition, advance ... show more.

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