Hot air rises.
The river rises every spring.
An example of to rise is getting out of bed in the morning.
An example of to rise is getting up out of a chair.
An example of to rise is going up in the sky in a hot air balloon.
An example of to rise is when gas prices increase.
Rose at dawn.
Prices are rising.
The wind has risen.
The sound of their voices rose and fell.
The moon rose an hour after sunset.
The tower rose above the hill.
Mount McKinley rises to nearly 6,200 meters.
Bitterness that rose from hard experience.
New buildings are rising in the city.
The bread dough should rise to double its original size.
The hair rose on the cat's neck.
An officer who rose through the ranks.
Old fears rose to haunt me.
She rose to the occasion and won the election.
Rose from the dead.
The dogs will rise the pheasants.
The rise of the novel.
Facts that give rise to doubts about her motives.
The family's rise in New York society.
Finally got a rise out of her.
The moon rose just after 8:00
The river rose rapidly.
The tower rising above the trees.
Hills rising steeply.
His spirits rose.
Land rising ahead of the ship.
To make someone's temper rise.
A house rising on the hill.
- Height, as of water level.
- Volume or pitch of a sound.
- Degree, amount, price, value, etc.
- To move upwards.We watched the balloon rise.
- To grow upward; to attain a certain height.This elm tree rises to a height of seventy feet.
- To slope upward.The path rises as you approach the foot of the hill.
- (of a celestial body) To appear to move upwards from behind the horizon of a planet as a result of the planet's rotation.The sun was rising in the East.
- To become erect; to assume an upright position.To rise from a chair or from a fall.
- To leave one's bed; to get up.
- (figuratively) To be resurrected.He rose from the grave; he is risen!.
- (figuratively) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn.The committee rose after agreeing to the report.
- To attain a higher status.
- Of a quantity, price, etc., to increase.
- To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; said of style, thought, or discourse.To rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest.
- To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pitch.To rise a tone or semitone.
- To develop.
- To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light.Has that dough risen yet?.
- (of a river) To have its source (in a particular place).
- To become perceptible to the senses, other than sight.A noise rose on the air; odour rises from the flower.
- To become agitated, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
- To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
The rise of the tide.
There was a rise of nearly two degrees since yesterday.
Exercise is usually accompanied by a temporary rise in blood pressure.
The rise of the working class.
The rise of the printing press.
The rise of the feminists.
The governor just gave me a rise of 2-pounds-6.
- To draw a desired response from by teasing or provoking.
- To cause to appear or come into existence.
- To prove oneself capable of coping with.To rise to the challenge.
Origin of rise
- Middle English risen from Old English rīsan er-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Cognate with West Frisian rize, Eastern Frisian risa (“to arise"), Dutch rijzen (“to rise, ascend, lift"), Low German risen (“to rise or fall"), German dialectal reisen (“to fall"), Icelandic rÃsa (“to rise"). Related also to German reisen (“to travel, fare"), Dutch reizen (“to travel"), Danish rejse (“to travel"), Swedish resa (“to travel"). Non-Germanic cognates include Albanian rris (“I raise, grow") and Russian Ñ€Ð¾ÑÑ‚ÑŒ (rast, “growth").
- From the above verb.