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Rise

Definition

[n] the act of changing location in an upward direction
[n] increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
[n] the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
[n] the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
[n] an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
[n] a growth in strength or number or importance
[n] a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
[n] a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
[n] an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make the grade"
[v] get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
[v] return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
[v] increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
[v] rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
[v] become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
[v] go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
[v] exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
[v] become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
[v] move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
[v] be promoted, move to a better position
[v] come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
[v] increase in volume; of dough
[v] rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
[v] come to the surface
[v] grow in volume, as under the influence of heat or fermentation; of substances
[v] take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
[v] 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"
[v] rise up; "The building rose before them"

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