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rise


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rise  \Rise\,  v.  i.  [imp.  {Rose};  p.  p.  {Risen};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Rising}.]  [AS.  r[=i]san;  akin  to  OS  r[=i]san,  D.  rijzen 
  OHG.  r[=i]san  to  rise,  fall,  Icel.  r[=i]sa,  Goth.  urreisan 
  G.  reise  journey.  CF  {Arise},  {Raise},  {Rear},  v.] 
  1.  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. 
  b  To  ascend  or  float  in  a  fluid,  as  gases  or  vapors  in 
  air,  cork  in  water,  and  the  like 
  c  To  move  upward  under  the  influence  of  a  projecting 
  force;  as  a  bullet  rises  in  the  air. 
  d  To  grow  upward;  to  attain  a  certain  height;  as  this 
  elm  rises  to  the  height  of  seventy  feet. 
  e  To  reach  a  higher  level  by  increase  of  quantity  or 
  bulk;  to  swell;  as  a  river  rises  in  its  bed;  the 
  mercury  rises  in  the  thermometer. 
  f  To  become  erect;  to  assume  an  upright  position;  as  to 
  rise  from  a  chair  or  from  a  fall. 
  g  To  leave  one's  bed;  to  arise;  as  to  rise  early. 
 
  He  that  would  thrive,  must  rise  by  five  --Old 
  Proverb. 
  h  To  tower  up  to  be  heaved  up  as  the  Alps  rise  far 
  above  the  sea. 
  i  To  slope  upward;  as  a  path,  a  line  or  surface  rises 
  in  this  direction.  ``A  rising  ground.''  --Dryden. 
  j  To  retire;  to  give  up  a  siege. 
 
  He  rising  with  small  honor  from  Gunza,  .  .  . 
  was  gone.  --Knolles. 
  k  To  swell  or  puff  up  in  the  process  of  fermentation;  to 
  become  light,  as  dough,  and  the  like 
 
  2.  To  have  the  aspect  or  the  effect  of  rising.  Specifically: 
 
  a  To  appear  above  the  horizont,  as  the  sun,  moon,  stars, 
  and  the  like  ``He  maketh  his  sun  to  rise  on  the  evil 
  and  the  good.''  --Matt.  v.  45. 
  b  To  become  apparent;  to  emerge  into  sight;  to  come 
  forth;  to  appear;  as  an  eruption  rises  on  the  skin; 
  the  land  rises  to  view  to  one  sailing  toward  the 
  shore. 
  c  To  become  perceptible  to  other  senses  than  sight;  as 
  a  noise  rose  on  the  air;  odor  rises  from  the  flower. 
  d  To  have  a  beginning;  to  proceed;  to  originate;  as 
  rivers  rise  in  lakes  or  springs. 
 
  A  scepter  shall  rise  out  of  Israel.  --Num.  xxiv. 
  17. 
 
  Honor  and  shame  from  no  condition  rise.  --Pope. 
 
  3.  To  increase  in  size,  force,  or  value;  to  proceed  toward  a 
  climax.  Specifically: 
  a  To  increase  in  power  or  fury;  --  said  of  wind  or  a 
  storm,  and  hence  of  passion.  ``High  winde  .  .  .  began 
  to  rise,  high  passions  --  anger,  hate.''  --Milton. 
  b  To  become  of  higher  value;  to  increase  in  price. 
 
  Bullion  is  risen  to  six  shillings  .  .  .  the 
  ounce.  --Locke. 
  c  To  become  larger;  to  swell;  --  said  of  a  boil,  tumor, 
  and  the  like 
  d  To  increase  in  intensity;  --  said  of  heat. 
  e  To  become  louder,  or  higher  in  pitch,  as  the  voice. 
  f  To  increase  in  amount;  to  enlarge;  as  his  expenses 
  rose  beyond  his  expectations. 
 
  4.  In  various  figurative  senses  Specifically: 
  a  To  become  excited,  opposed,  or  hostile;  to  go  to  war; 
  to  take  up  arms;  to  rebel. 
 
  At  our  heels  all  hell  should  rise  With  blackest 
  insurrection.  --Milton. 
 
  No  more  shall  nation  against  nation  rise. 
  --Pope. 
  b  To  attain  to  a  better  social  position;  to  be  promoted; 
  to  excel;  to  succeed. 
 
  Some  rise  by  sin,  and  some  by  virtue  fall. 
  --Shak. 
  c  To  become  more  and  more  dignified  or  forcible;  to 
  increase  in  interest  or  power;  --  said  of  style, 
  thought,  or  discourse;  as  to  rise  in  force  of 
  expression;  to  rise  in  eloquence;  a  story  rises  in 
  interest. 
  d  To  come  to  mind;  to  be  suggested;  to  occur. 
 
  A  thought  rose  in  me  which  often  perplexes  men 
  of  contemplative  natures.  --Spectator. 
  e  To  come  to  offer  itself 
 
  There  chanced  to  the  prince's  hand  to  rise  An 
  ancient  book.  --Spenser. 
 
  5.  To  ascend  from  the  grave;  to  come  to  life. 
 
  But  now  is  Christ  risen  from  the  dead.  --1.  Cor.  xv 
  20. 
 
  6.  To  terminate  an  official  sitting;  to  adjourn;  as  the 
  committee  rose  after  agreeing  to  the  report. 
 
  It  was  near  nine  .  .  .  before  the  House  rose. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  7.  To  ascend  on  a  musical  scale;  to  take  a  higher  pith;  as 
  to  rise  a  tone  or  semitone. 
 
  8.  (Print.)  To  be  lifted,  or  to  admit  of  being  lifted,  from 
  the  imposing  stone  without  dropping  any  of  the  type  -- 
  said  of  a  form 
 
  Syn:  To  arise;  mount;  ascend;  climb;  scale. 
 
  Usage:  {Rise},  {Appreciate}.  Some  in  America  use  the  word 
  appreciate  for  ``rise  in  value;''  as  stocks 
  appreciate,  money  appreciates,  etc  This  use  is  not 
  unknown  in  England,  but  it  is  less  common  there  It  is 
  undesirable,  because  rise  sufficiently  expresses  the 
  idea,  and  appreciate  has  its  own  distinctive  meaning, 
  which  ought  not  to  be  confused  with  one  so  entirely 
  different. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rise  \Rise\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  rising,  or  the  state  of  being  risen. 
 
  2.  The  distance  through  which  anything  rises;  as  the  rise  of 
  the  thermometer  was  ten  degrees;  the  rise  of  the  river  was 
  six  feet;  the  rise  of  an  arch  or  of  a  step. 
 
  3.  Land  which  is  somewhat  higher  than  the  rest;  as  the  house 
  stood  on  a  rise  of  land.  [Colloq.] 
 
  4.  Spring;  source;  origin;  as  the  rise  of  a  stream. 
 
  All  wickednes  taketh  its  rise  from  the  heart.  --R. 
  Nelson. 
 
  5.  Appearance  above  the  horizon;  as  the  rise  of  the  sun  or 
  of  a  planet.  --Shak. 
 
  6.  Increase;  advance;  augmentation,  as  of  price,  value,  rank, 
  property,  fame,  and  the  like 
 
  The  rise  or  fall  that  may  happen  in  his  constant 
  revenue  by  a  Spanish  war.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  7.  Increase  of  sound;  a  swelling  of  the  voice. 
 
  The  ordinary  rises  and  falls  of  the  voice.  --Bacon. 
 
  8.  Elevation  or  ascent  of  the  voice;  upward  change  of  key; 
  as  a  rise  of  a  tone  or  semitone. 
 
  9.  The  spring  of  a  fish  to  seize  food  (as  a  fly)  near  the 
  surface  of  the  water. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rise  \Rise\,  v.  t.  [See  {Rise},  v.  i.] 
  1.  To  go  up  to  ascend;  to  climb;  as  to  rise  a  hill. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  rise;  as  to  rise  a  fish,  or  cause  it  to  come 
  to  the  surface  of  the  water;  to  rise  a  ship,  or  bring  it 
  above  the  horizon  by  approaching  it  to  raise. 
 
  Until  we  rose  the  bark  we  could  not  pretend  to  call 
  it  a  chase.  --W.  C. 
  Russell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rise 
  n  1:  a  growth  in  strength  or  number  or  importance  [ant:  {fall}] 
  2:  the  act  of  changing  location  in  an  upward  direction  [syn:  {ascent}, 
  {ascension},  {ascending}] 
  3:  an  upward  slope  or  grade  (as  in  a  road);  "the  car  couldn't 
  make  the  grade"  [syn:  {ascent},  {acclivity},  {raise},  {climb}, 
  {upgrade}]  [ant:  {descent}] 
  4:  a  movement  upward;  "they  cheered  the  rise  of  the  hot-air 
  balloon"  [syn:  {rising},  {ascent},  {ascension}]  [ant:  {fall}] 
  5:  the  amount  a  salary  is  increased;  "he  got  a  raise";  "he  got 
  a  wage  hike"  [syn:  {raise},  {hike}] 
  6:  the  property  possessed  by  a  slope  or  surface  that  rises 
  [syn:  {upgrade},  {rising  slope}] 
  7:  a  wave  that  lifts  the  surface  of  the  water  or  ground  [syn:  {lift}] 
  8:  an  increase  in  cost;  "they  asked  for  a  10%  rise  in  rates" 
  [syn:  {boost},  {hike}] 
  9:  increase  in  price  or  value:  "the  news  caused  a  general 
  advance  on  the  stock  market"  [syn:  {advance}] 
  v  1:  move  upward;  "The  fog  lifted";  "The  smoke  arose  from  the 
  forest  fire"  [syn:  {lift},  {arise},  {move  up},  {go  up}, 
  {come  up}]  [ant:  {descend}] 
  2:  increase  in  value;  as  of  prices  or  numbers  [syn:  {climb},  {go 
  up}] 
  3:  rise  to  one's  feet;  "The  audience  got  up  and  applauded" 
  [syn:  {arise},  {get  up},  {stand  up}]  [ant:  {sit  down},  {lie 
  down}] 
  4:  rise  up  "The  building  rose  before  them"  [syn:  {lift},  {rear}] 
  5:  come  to  the  surface  [syn:  {surface},  {come  up},  {rise  up}] 
  6:  come  into  existence  or  develop:  "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"  [syn:  {originate},  {arise},  {develop},  {spring  up}, 
  {grow}] 
  7:  be  promoted,  move  to  a  better  position  [syn:  {move  up}] 
  8:  go  up  or  advance;  "Sales  were  climbing  after  prices  were 
  lowered"  [syn:  {wax},  {mount},  {climb}]  [ant:  {wane}] 
  9:  become  more  extreme;  "The  tension  heightened"  [syn:  {heighten}] 
  10:  get  up  and  out  of  bed;  "I  get  up  at  7  A.M.  every  day";  "They 
  rose  early"  [syn:  {get  up},  {turn  out},  {arise}]  [ant:  {go 
  to  bed},  {go  to  bed}] 
  11:  rise  in  rank  or  status;  "Her  new  novel  jumped  high  on  the 
  bestseller  list"  [syn:  {jump},  {climb  up}] 
  12:  become  heartened  or  elated;  "Her  spirits  rose  when  she  heard 
  the  good  news" 
  13:  exert  oneself  to  meet  a  challenge;  "rise  to  a  challenge"; 
  "rise  to  the  occasion" 
  14:  take  part  in  a  rebellion;  renounce  a  former  allegiance  [syn: 
  {rebel},  {arise},  {rise  up}] 
  15:  grow  in  volume,  as  under  the  influence  of  heat  or 
  fermentation;  of  substances 
  16:  increase  in  volume;  of  dough  [syn:  {prove}] 
  17:  rise  up  [syn:  {straighten}]  [ant:  {sink}] 
  18:  come  up  of  celestial  bodies;  "The  sun  also  rises"  [syn:  {come 
  up}]  [ant:  {set}] 




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