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rise

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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92 in 92 verses (in OT : 68 in 68 verses) (in NT : 24 in 24 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

risev. i. [AS. rīsan; akin to OS. rīsan, D. rijzen, OHG. rīsan to rise, fall, Icel. rīsa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. Arise, Raise, Rear, v.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "He that would thrive, must rise by five."  [1913 Webster]
    "He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . . was gone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To have the aspect or the effect of rising.  [1913 Webster]
    "A scepter shall rise out of Israel."  [1913 Webster]
    "Honor and shame from no condition rise."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.  [1913 Webster]
    "Bullion is risen to six shillings . . . the ounce."  [1913 Webster]
  •  In various figurative senses.  [1913 Webster]
    "At our heels all hell should rise
    With blackest insurrection.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "No more shall nation against nation rise."  [1913 Webster]
    "Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall."  [1913 Webster]
    "A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men of contemplative natures."  [1913 Webster]
    "There chanced to the prince's hand to rise
    An ancient book.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To ascend from the grave; to come to life.  [1913 Webster]
    "But now is Christ risen from the dead."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report.  [1913 Webster]
    "It was near nine . . . before the House rose."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; -- said of a form.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To arise; mount; ascend; climb; scale.
risen. 
  •  The act of rising, or the state of being risen.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.  [1913 Webster]
    "All wickednes taketh its rise from the heart."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.  [1913 Webster]
    "The rise or fall that may happen in his constant revenue by a Spanish war."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.  [1913 Webster]
    "The ordinary rises and falls of the voice."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water.  [1913 Webster]
risev. t. [See Rise, v. i.].
  •  To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  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."  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

rise, v. & n.
--v.intr. (past rose; past part. risen)
1 move from a lower position to a higher one; come or go up.
2 grow, project, expand, or incline upwards; become higher.
3 (of the sun, moon, or stars) appear above the horizon.
4 a get up from lying or sitting or kneeling (rose to their feet; rose from the table). b get out of bed, esp. in the morning (do you rise early?).
5 recover a standing or vertical position; become erect (rose to my full height).
6 (of a meeting etc.) cease to sit for business; adjourn (Parliament rises next week; the court will rise).
7 reach a higher position or level or amount (the flood has risen; prices are rising).
8 develop greater intensity, strength, volume, or pitch (the colour rose in her cheeks; the wind is rising; their voices rose with excitement).
9 make progress; reach a higher social position (rose from the ranks).
10 a come to the surface of liquid (bubbles rose from the bottom; waited for the fish to rise). b (of a person) react to provocation (rise to the bait).
11 become or be visible above the surroundings etc., stand prominently (mountains rose to our right).
12 a (of buildings etc.) undergo construction from the foundations (office blocks were rising all around). b (of a tree etc.) grow to a (usu. specified) height.
13 come to life again (rise from the ashes; risen from the dead).
14 (of dough) swell by the action of yeast etc.
15 (often foll. by up) cease to be quiet or submissive; rebel (rise in arms).
16 originate; have as its source (the river rises in the mountains).
17 (of wind) start to blow.
18 (of a person's spirits) become cheerful.
19 (of a barometer) show a higher atmospheric pressure.
20 (of a horse) rear (rose on its hind legs).
21 (of a bump, blister, etc.) form.
22 (of the stomach) show nausea.
--n.
1 an act or manner or amount of rising.
2 an upward slope or hill or movement (a rise in the road; the house stood on a rise; the rise and fall of the waves).
3 an increase in sound or pitch.
4 a an increase in amount, extent, etc. (a rise in unemployment). b Brit. an increase in salary, wages, etc.
5 an increase in status or power.
6 social, commercial, or political advancement; upward progress.
7 the movement of fish to the surface.
8 origin.
9 a the vertical height of a step, arch, incline, etc. b = RISER 2.

Idiom
get (or take) a rise out of colloq. provoke an emotional reaction from (a person), esp. by teasing. on the rise on the increase. rise above
1 be superior to (petty feelings etc.).
2 show dignity or strength in the face of (difficulty, poor conditions, etc.). rise and shine (usu. as imper.) colloq. get out of bed smartly; wake up. rise in the world attain a higher social position. rise to develop powers equal to (an occasion). rise with the sun (or lark) get up early in the morning.
Etymology
OE risan f. Gmc

THESAURUS

rise

Great Leap Forward, Olympian heights, abruptness, access, accession, acclivity, accomplishment, accretion, accrual, accrue, accrue from, accruement, accumulate, accumulation, achieve success, acme, action and reaction, activate, addition, advance, advancement, aerial heights, aggrandizement, agitate, amelioration, amendment, amplification, anabasis, answer, apex, apparition, appear, appearance, appearing, appreciate, appreciation, arise, arise from, arising, arrive, ascend, ascension, ascent, augmentation, automatic reaction, autonomic reaction, avatar, awake, awake the dead, awaken, back, back up, balloon, ballooning, bank, be a success, be begotten, be born, be contingent on, be due to, be equal to, be incarnated, be poised, become, become manifest, become visible, begin, beginning, bettering, betterment, billow, blast, blast the ear, bloat, bloating, blossoming, boom, boost, bore, bounceback, break, break out, break through, breakers, breakthrough, breed, bring about, bring into being, bring out, bristle, broaden, broadening, bud from, budge, buildup, buoy up, burst forth, buss the clouds, cant, careen, cast up, cause, change, change place, chop, choppiness, chopping sea, circle, clamber, climb, climbing, cock up, comb, comber, come, come alive, come forth, come forward, come from, come in sight, come into being, come into existence, come on, come out, come out of, come through, come to, come to be, come to hand, come to life, come to light, come up, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, commence, commencement, conception, crash, crescendo, crop out, crop up, curl upwards, cut a swath, dash, deafen, decline, depend on, derivation, derive from, descend, descend from, develop, development, developmental change, din, dip, dirty water, disclosure, dizzy heights, drop, eagre, ebb, ebb and flow, echo, edema, elaboration, elevate, elevation, emanate from, emerge, emerge from, emergence, eminence, encourage, engender, enhancement, enlargement, ennoblement, enrichment, ensue from, enter, epiphany, erect, erupt, escalade, escalate, ether, eugenics, euthenics, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, exaltation, expansion, explication, exposure, extension, fade in, fall, fall away, fall off, fill the air, flight, float, flood, flow, flow from, flowering, fly, follow from, foment, forthcoming, fountain, furtherance, gain, gain strength, generate, genesis, germinate from, get ahead, get on, get over, get there, get to be, get up, give rise to, go, go around, go downhill, go far, go places, go round, go sideways, go up, go uphill, goad, grade, gradient, gradual change, graduation, grass roots, gravity wave, greatening, greet the day, ground swell, grow, grow from, grow out of, grow up, growth, gush, gyrate, gyring up, hang on, happen, have it made, have origin, head, headway, heave, heave in sight, heaven, heavens, heavy sea, heavy swell, heft, height, heighten, heights, heist, highland, hike, hill, hillock, hinge on, hit the deck, hoick, hoist, hold up, impassion, improvement, incarnation, inception, incite, incline, increase, increment, inflame, inflation, instigate, insurge, insurrect, intensify, irrupt, issuance, issue, issue forth, issue from, jerk up, jet, jump, jump up, keel, knighting, knock up, knoll, lean, leap, levitate, levitation, lift, lift up, list, live again, lob, loft, look forth, loom, lop, make a breakthrough, make a success, make good, make headway, make it, make the grade, make the scene, manifestation, materialization, materialize, materializing, maturation, meet, melioration, mend, mending, motivate, mount, mount the barricades, mounting, move, move over, multiplication, multiply, mutineer, mutiny, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, occur, occurrence, opening, origin, original, originate, originate in, origination, outcrop, overthrow, passing, pay raise, peak, peal, peep out, perk up, pickup, pile out, pitch, plunge, popple, precipitousness, predictable response, preferment, presentation, press, proceed from, produce, productiveness, progress, progression, proliferate, proliferation, prominence, promotion, prosper, provenience, provoke, push, quicken, radical, radix, raise, raise up, rake, ramp, rattle the windows, reaction, realization, reanimate, rear, rear up, rebel, recovery, reflection, reflex, reflex action, refluence, reflux, regress, reluct, reluctate, rend the air, rend the ears, reply, resound, respond to, respondence, response, restoration, resurge, resuscitate, retreat, retroaction, retrogress, return, return to life, revelation, reverberation, revival, revive, revolt, revolute, revolution, revolutionize, revulsion, riffle, ring, riot, ripening, ripple, rise again, rise and fall, rise up, rising, rising ground, rock the sky, rocketing up, roll, roll out, roller, root, rotate, rough water, run, run riot, run up, saltation, scend, sea, see the light, send, set up, shake up, shelve, shift, shoot up, shooting up, show, show up, showing, showing forth, sidle, sink, sit bolt upright, sit up, sky, slant, slope, smash, snowball, snowballing, soar, soaring, source, spin, spiral, spire, split the eardrums, split the ears, spout, spread, spring, spring from, spring up, sprout from, spurt, stand on tiptoe, stand up, start, startle the echoes, steep, steepness, stem, stem from, stick up, stimulate, stir, stir up, stock, straighten up, stratosphere, stream, stream forth, strengthen, strike, strike the eye, stun, subside, subvert, succeed, succumb to, surf, surge, swag, swallow, swarm up, sway, sweep up, swell, swelling, take, take birth, take flight, take off, take place, take rise, take wing, take-off, takeoff, taking off, taproot, theophany, thrive, throw up, thunder, tidal bore, tidal wave, tide wave, tilt, tip, toss, tower, travel, trough, tsunami, tumescence, turn on, turn out, turn up, undulate, undulation, unfolding, unfoldment, unthinking response, up, upbeat, upbuoy, upcast, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrading, upgrow, upgrowth, upheave, uphill, uphoist, uphold, upland, upleap, uplift, upping, upraise, uprear, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upspin, upspring, upstream, upsurge, upsurgence, upswarm, upsweep, upswing, upthrow, uptrend, upturn, upward mobility, upwind, vantage ground, vantage point, vault, vertical height, verticalness, wake up, waken, wane, water wave, wave, wavelet, wax, waxing, whirl, white horses, whitecaps, widen, widening, zenith, zooming

ROGET THESAURUS

rise

Increase

N increase, augmentation, enlargement, extension, dilatation, increment, accretion, accession, development, growth, aggrandizement, aggravation, rise, ascent, exaggeration exacerbation, spread, flood tide, gain, produce, product, profit, increased, on the increase, undiminished, additional, crescendo, vires acquirit eundo.

VB increase, augment, add to, enlarge, dilate, grow, wax, get ahead, gain strength, advance, run up, shoot up, rise, ascend, sprout, aggrandize, raise, exalt, deepen, heighten, strengthen, intensify, enhance, magnify, redouble, aggravate, exaggerate, exasperate, exacerbate, add fuel to the flame, oleum addere camino, superadd, spread.

Activity

VB be active, busy oneself in, stir, stir about, stir one's stumps, bestir oneself, rouse oneself, speed, hasten, peg away, lay about one, bustle, fuss, raise up, kick up a dust, push, make a push, make a fuss, make a stir, go ahead, push forward, fight one's way, elbow one's way, make progress, toll, plod, persist, keep up the ball, keep the pot boiling, look sharp, have all one's eyes about one, rise, arouse oneself, hustle, get up early, be about, keep moving, steal a march, kill two birds with one stone, seize the opportunity, lose no time, not lose a moment, make the most of one's time, not suffer the grass to grow under one's feet, improve the shining hour, make short work of, dash off, make haste, do one's best take pains, do wonders, work wonders, have many irons in the fire, have one's hands full, have much on one's hands, have other things to do, have other fish to fry, be busy, not have a moment to spare, not have a moment that one can call one's own, have one's fling, run the round of, go all lengths, stick at nothing, run riot, outdo, overdo, overact, overlay, overshoot the mark, make a toil of a pleasure, have a hand in, take an active part, put in one's oar, have a finger in the pie, mix oneself up with, trouble, one's head about, intrigue, agitate, tamper with, meddle, moil, intermeddle, interfere, interpose, obtrude, poke one's nose in, thrust one's nose in.

Beginning

N beginning, commencement, opening, outset, incipience, inception, inchoation, introduction, alpha, initial, inauguration, debut, le premier pas, embarcation, rising of the curtain, maiden speech, outbreak, onset, brunt, initiative, move, first move, narrow end of the wedge, thin end of the wedge, fresh start, new departure, origin, source, rise, bud, germ, egg, rudiment, genesis, primogenesis, birth, nativity, cradle, infancy, start, inception, creation, starting point, dawn, evolution, title-page, head, heading, van, caption, fatihah, entrance, entry, inlet, orifice, mouth, chops, lips, porch, portal, portico, propylon, door, gate, gateway, postern, wicket, threshold, vestibule, propylaeum, skirts, border, first stage, first blush, first glance, first impression, first sight, rudiments, elements, outlines, grammar, alphabet, ABC, beginning, initial, initiatory, initiative, inceptive, introductory, incipient, proemial, inaugural, inchoate, inchoative, embryonic, rudimental, primogenial, primeval, primitive, primordial, aboriginal, natal, nascent, first, foremost, leading, maiden, begun, just begun, at the beginning, in the beginning first, in the first place, imprimis, first and foremost, in limine, in the bud, in embryo, in its infancy, from the beginning, from its birth, ab initio, ab ovo, ab incunabilis, ab origine, let's get going!, let's get this show on the road!, up and at 'em!, aller Anfang ist schwer, dimidium facti qui coepit habet, omnium rerum principia parva sunt.

VB begin, start, commence, conceive, open, dawn, set in, take its rise, enter upon, enter, set out, embark in, incept, initiate, launch, inaugurate, inchoate, rise, arise, originate, usher in, lead off, lead the way, take the lead, take the initiative, head, stand at the head, stand first, stand for, lay the foundations, found, set up, set on foot, agoing, set abroach, set the ball in motion, apply the match to a train, broach, open up, open the door to, get underway, set about, get to work, set to work, set to, make a beginning, make a start, handsel, take the first step, lay the first stone, cut the first turf, break ground, break the ice, break cover, pass the Rubicon, cross the Rubicon, open fire, open the ball, ventilate, air, undertake, come into existence, come into the world, make one's debut, take birth, burst forth, break out, spring up, spring forth, crop up, pop up, appear, materialize, begin at the beginning, begin ab ovo, begin again, begin de novo, start afresh, make a fresh start, take it from the top, shuffle the cards, reshuffle the cards, resume, recommence.

Disobedience

VB disobey, violate, infringe, shirk, set at defiance, set authority at naught, run riot, fly in the face of, take the law into one's own hands, kick over the traces, turn restive, run restive, champ the bit, strike, rise, rise in arms, secede, mutiny, rebel.

Height

VB be high, tower, soar, command, hover, hover over, fly over, orbit, be in orbit, cap, culminate, overhang, hang over, impend, beetle, bestride, ride, mount, perch, surmount, cover, overtop, stand on tiptoe, become high, grow higher, grow taller, upgrow, rise, send into orbit, render high, heighten.

Obliquity

N obliquity, inclination, slope, slant, crookedness, slopeness, leaning, bevel, tilt, bias, list, twist, swag, cant, lurch, distortion, bend, tower of Pisa, acclivity, rise, ascent, gradient, khudd, rising ground, hill, bank, declivity, downhill, dip, fall, devexity, gentle slope, rapid slope, easy ascent, easy descent, shelving beach, talus, monagne Russe, facilis descensus averni.

Progression

N progress, progression, progressiveness, advancing, advance, advancement, ongoing, flood, tide, headway, march, rise, improvement, advancing, progressive, profluent, advanced, forward, onward, forth, on, ahead, under way, en route for, on one's way, on the way, on the road, on the high road, on the road to, in progress, in mid progress, in transitu, vestigia nulla retrorsum, westward the course of empire takes its way.

Ascent

VB ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise, go up, get up, work one's way up, start up, shoot up, go into orbit, float up, bubble up, aspire, climb, clamber, ramp, scramble, escalade, surmount, shin, shinny, shinney, scale, scale the heights, raise, elevate, go aloft, fly aloft, tower, soar, take off, spring up, pop up, jump up, catapult upwards, explode upwards, hover, spire, plane, swim, float, surge, leap.

Levity

VB be light, float, rise, swim, be buoyed up, render light, lighten, leaven.


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