He has risen in large part to fill a void created by the collapse of other candidates.
The judge paused when he realized that Sulaiman had risen unbidden.
The poverty rate has risen dramatically since the 1996 welfare reform, rising from 12.5 percent to more than 15 percent today.
And yes, the stock market had risen for nine straight sessions.
In more recent years, the House of Representatives has risen a bit in stature, but only a bit.
From sheep-boy he had risen to the title of "Your Excellency."
The man, who had been roughly handled, had risen and was putting his collar straight.
They are cut off, and are gone down to hell, and others are risen up in their place.
The thing is done, Which undone, these our latter days had risen On barren souls.
The woman had risen already, and in a matter-of-fact way was putting a plate and cup, evidently for me.
Old English risan "to rise, rise from sleep, get out of bed; stand up, rise to one's feet; get up from table; rise together; be fit, be proper" (usually arisan; class I strong verb; past tense ras, past participle risen), from Proto-Germanic *us-risanan "to go up" (cf. Old Norse risa, Old Saxon risan, Gothic urreisan "to rise," Old High German risan "to rise, flow," German reisen "to travel," originally "to rise for a journey").
From c.1200 as "move from a lower to a higher position, move upward; increase in number or amount; rise in fortune, prosper; become prominent;" also "rise from the dead." Meaning "come into existence, originate; result (from)" is mid-13c. From early 14c. as "rebel, revolt;" also "occur, happen, come to pass; take place." Related to raise (v.). Related: Rose; risen.
"upward movement," 1570s, from rise (v.). Meaning "a piece of rising ground" is from 1630s. Meaning "spring, source, origin, beginning" is from 1620s. Phrase to get a rise out of (someone) (1829) is a metaphor from angling (1650s).