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.
- ripstop nylon,
- rise above,
- rise and shine,
- rise from the ashes,
- rise in the world,
- rise through the ranks
- to provoke, as to action or anger.
- to evoke the expected or desired response from.
Origin of rise
Examples from the Web for rise
We tend to think not, but the rise of King, Kennedy, and Lincoln was unlikely, too.
Most importantly, they were all deleted long before that percentage could rise any higher.
The American people need to rise up and hold their elected officials accountable.
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The latest reported death toll is 80 children and 46 adults, but that is expected to rise.Taliban: We Slaughtered 100+ Kids Because Their Parents Helped America|Sami Yousafzai|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wolf was a tenacious fellow, and he struggled desperately to rise.The Camp in the Snow|William Murray Graydon
He felt a burning curiosity to rise and look out, but he restrained it and did not move.The Candidate|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
It is good to set from the world to God, that I may rise again to Him.The Ignatian Epistles Entirely Spurious|William Dool Killen
I then believed that I could not only rise superior to my misfortune, but could make that very misfortune the motive of my rise.Basil|Wilkie Collins
But the God of Spain smiles derisively upon a son of the people who would seek to rise above his fellows.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
verb rises, rising, rose (rəʊz) or risen (ˈrɪzən) (mainly intr)
Word Origin for rise
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).
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