- an obsolete gem style or cut, flat on the bottom and having an upper side with from 12, or fewer, to 32 triangular facets.
- a gem with this cut.
verb (used with object), rosed, ros·ing.
Origin of rose1
Related formsrose·less, adjectiverose·like, adjective
Definition for rose (2 of 5)
Definition for rose (3 of 5)
Origin of rosé
Definition for rose (4 of 5)
Definition for rose (5 of 5)
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 rose
He first rose to prominence as a lawyer in Queens, who settled a boiling racial dispute over public housing in Forest Hills.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The cry that rose up into the night signaled a moral indictment no matter what the grand jury had said.‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture|Michael Daly|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Available at Rose Fitzgerald Kane, $55 With this bag, your little one may just be the cutest in the class.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Angelina Jolie in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since the beginning of the decade, the Badgers have reached the Rose Bowl three times and have perennially been in the Top-25.How The University of Wisconsin Badgers Are Bucking the Big Ten Ticket Flop|Brian Weidy|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And how investor confidence would fall drastically each time Rousseff rose in the polls.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shaughnessy, with a haggard glance at the motionless form on the floor, rose and walked uncertainly to an easy chair.The Lash|Olin L. Lyman
But when they rose Michael signed to his cousin to go on, and planted himself firmly in the path to the door.Michael|E. F. Benson
Lady Cecilia rose from the bed, advanced towards the mirror, and smoothed her hair.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
The tracery of a rose window over the door of the North aisle, is gone, and perhaps it is difficult to decide what it meant.Guernsey Pictorial Directory and Stranger's Guide|Thomas Bellamy
Fortunately the day had been remarkably cool, almost cold, the thermometer only rose to 80° in the shade.
British Dictionary definitions for rose (1 of 4)
- any shrub or climbing plant of the rosaceous genus Rosa, typically having prickly stems, compound leaves, and fragrant flowers
- (in combination)rosebush; rosetree
- a moderate purplish-red colour; purplish pink
- (as adjective)rose paint
- a cut for a diamond or other gemstone, having a hemispherical faceted crown and a flat base
- a gem so cut
Derived Formsroselike, adjective
Word Origin for rose
British Dictionary definitions for rose (2 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for rose (3 of 4)
Word Origin for rosé
British Dictionary definitions for rose (4 of 4)
verb rises, rising, rose (rəʊz) or risen (ˈrɪzən) (mainly intr)
Word Origin for rise
Idioms and Phrases with rose (1 of 2)
see bed of roses; come up roses; see through rose-colored glasses.
Idioms and Phrases with rose (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