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Definitions of rise:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move from a lower to a higher position: to ascend: to grow upward: to swell in quantity or extent: to take an upright position: to leave the place of rest: to tower up: to appear above the horizon: to break forth: to appear: to have its source: to increase in size, value, etc.: to become excited or hostile: to break forth into commotion or insurrection: to increase in rank, fortune, or fame: to come to mind: to close a session: ( B.) to ascend from the grave:- pa. t. rose; pa. p. risen.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; get up from kneeling, sitting, or lying down; swell in quantity, height, or extent; as, the river will rise; to increase in price, value, force, or ntensity; as, his ire rose; appear above the horizon; come into existence; originate; be promoted; rebel; as, they fear that the natives will rise; ascend from the grave.

part of speech: noun

The act of going up; ascent; distance anything goes up; a place higher than the land around it; act of beginning to appear; origin; source; increase in price, value, force, etc.; advance in rank, power, or distinction.

part of speech: past participle


part of speech: noun

Act of rising: ascent: degree of elevation: a steep: origin: increase: advance: ( mus.) elevation of the voice.

part of speech: noun

Act of rising; ascent; elevation; source; beginning; increase; advance, as in value.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: past tense


part of speech: verb

To ascend; to move upward; to get up, as from a recumbent position; to get up from rest or repose; to spring or grow; to begin to appear or to exist; to increase; to advance, as in price; to gain elevation in position; to break forth; to be elevated above the surface; to have its source in; to commence; to make insurrection; to be roused; to close a sitting, as a court of justice, or Parliament; in Scrip., to be revived from death.

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