Related formsun·ris·ing, adjective
Definition for rising (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of rise
SYNONYMS FOR rise
Related formshalf-rise, nounre·rise, verb, re·rose, re·ris·en, re·ris·ing.un·ris·en, adjective
Examples from the Web for rising
Since then, the rising gap between the rich and middle- and lower-income families has risen to the fore.
Launched just 13 years ago, it quickly became a serious rival to MAS and a rising juggernaut in Asia.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rising up from scooping bay, the steep topography—hemmed by hills of evergreens—promises panoramas at practically every turn.
Since rising to power over the past five years, Boko Haram has killed more than 6,000 Nigerians.
No law or even revolution in police tactics can fully curb the rising expectations that come with a wired world.
But the watcher made no movement, nor could I hear a sound, save that of the rising wind playing its dirge through the woods.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
This sport may be carried on from the 24th of July till October, from the rising to the setting of the sun.The Natural History of Cage Birds|J. M. Bechstein
University professors, stout majors, rising early in the morning, hire boys and practise back-handers and half-volleys.Idle Ideas in 1905|Jerome K. Jerome
The rising Nile moistening and fertilizing the land, prepares the way for the sower.Usury|Calvin Elliott
What a blow this was to all her rising hopes, founded on the fact of his having shown anxiety to find them out.Flora Adair, Vol. 1 (of 2)|A. M. Donelan
British Dictionary definitions for rising (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for rising (2 of 2)
verb rises, rising, rose (rəʊz) or risen (ˈrɪzən) (mainly intr)
Word Origin for rise
Idioms and Phrases with rising
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