verb (used without object), rose, ris·en [riz-uhn] /ˈrɪz ən/, ris·ing.
verb (used with object), rose, ris·en [riz-uhn] /ˈrɪz ən/, ris·ing.
- the measured height of any of various things, as a roof, a flight of steps, a stair step, or the crown of a road.
- the measured height of an arch from the springing line to the highest point of the intrados.
- to provoke, as to action or anger.
- to evoke the expected or desired response from.
Origin of rise
SYNONYMS FOR rise
Related formshalf-rise, nounre·rise, verb, re·rose, re·ris·en, re·ris·ing.un·ris·en, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for get a rise out of
verb rises, rising, rose (rəʊz) or risen (ˈrɪzən) (mainly intr)
Word Origin for rise
Idioms and Phrases with get a rise out of (1 of 2)
get a rise out of
Elicit an angry or irritated reaction, as in His teasing always got a rise out of her. This expression alludes to the angler's dropping a fly in a likely spot in the hope that a fish will rise to this bait.
Idioms and Phrases with get a rise out of (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with rise
- rise and shine
- rise from the ashes
- rise in the world
- rise through the ranks
- rise to the bait
- rise to the occasion
- come up (rise in the world)
- get a rise out of
- give birth (rise) to