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  1. [noun] a growth in strength or number or importance

  2. [noun] the act of changing location in an upward direction
    Synonyms: ascent, ascension, ascending

  3. [noun] an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
    Synonyms: ascent, acclivity, raise, climb, upgrade

  4. [noun] a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
    Synonyms: rising, ascent, ascension

  5. [noun] the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
    Synonyms: raise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase

  6. [noun] the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
    Synonyms: upgrade, rising slope

  7. [noun] a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
    Synonyms: lift

  8. [noun] (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
    Synonyms: emanation, procession

  9. [noun] an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
    Synonyms: boost, hike, cost increase

  10. [noun] increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
    Synonyms: advance

  11. [verb] move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
    Synonyms: lift, amove up, go up, come up, up

  12. [verb] increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
    Synonyms: go up, climb

  13. [verb] rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
    Synonyms: aupget up, stand up

  14. [verb] rise up; "The building rose before them"
    Synonyms: lift, rear

  15. [verb] come to the surface
    Synonyms: surface, come up, up

  16. [verb] become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
    Synonyms: heighten

  17. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: originate, adevelop, upspring up, grow

  18. [verb] be promoted, move to a better position
    Synonyms: move up

  19. [verb] go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
    Synonyms: wax, mount, climb

  20. [verb] get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
    Synonyms: get up, turn out, aup

  21. [verb] rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
    Synonyms: jump, climb up

  22. [verb] increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
    Synonyms: prove

  23. [verb] become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"

  24. [verb] exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"

  25. [verb] take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
    Synonyms: rebel, a up

  26. [verb] come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
    Synonyms: come up, upascend

  27. [verb] return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
    Synonyms: resurrect, up


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