intransitive verb-·rose′, -·ris′en, -·ris′ing
- to get up; rise
- to move or slope upward; ascend
- to rise into view, being, or activity
- to be or become erect or upright
- to increase in size, volume, etc.; swell, as sound
- to rise in revolt
- the act or process of rising up
- an upward slope or ascent
intransitive verbup·rose, up·ris·en, up·ris·ing, up·ris·es
- To get up or stand up; rise.
- To go, move, or incline upward; ascend.
- To rise into view, especially from below the horizon.
- To increase in pitch or volume; swell.
- The act or process of rising.
- An upward slope; an ascent.
(third-person singular simple present uprises, present participle uprising, simple past uprose, past participle uprisen)
- The act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising.
- rise up
From Middle English uprisen, from Old English *Å«prÄ«san (“to rise up"), equivalent to up- +"Ž rise. Cognate with Icelandic upprisa (“resurrection"), Middle Low German oprÄ«singe (“uprising"). Compare also Icelandic uppreisn (“an uprising, revolt").