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rise

EN[raɪz] [-aɪz]
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    Definition of rise in English Dictionary

  • NounPLrisesSUF-ise
    1. The process of or an action or instance of moving upwards or becoming greater.
      1. The rise of the tide.
      2. There was a rise of nearly two degrees since yesterday.
      3. Exercise is usually accompanied by a temporary rise in blood pressure.
    2. The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.
      1. The rise of the working class.
      2. The rise of the printing press.
      3. The rise of the feminists.
    3. (chiefly Britain) An increase (in a quantity, price, etc).
      1. The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
        1. The rise of his pants was so low that his tailbone was exposed.
      2. (Britain, Ireland, Australia) An increase in someone's pay rate; a raise.
        1. The governor just gave me a rise of 2-pounds-6.
      3. (Sussex) A small hill; used chiefly in place names.
        1. An area of terrain that tends upward away from the viewer, such that it conceals the region behind it; a slope.
          1. INF An angry reaction.
            1. I knew that would get a rise out of him.
        2. VerbSGrisesPRrisingPTrosePPrisen
          1. VI To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.
            1. We watched the balloon rise. ‎
            2. This elm tree rises to a height of seventy feet. ‎
            3. The path rises as you approach the foot of the hill. ‎
            4. And still the hours passed, and at last I knew by the glimmer of light in the tomb above that the sun had risen again, and a maddening thirst had hold of me. And then I thought of all the barrels piled up in the vault and of the liquor that they held; and stuck not because 'twas spirit, for I would scarce have paused to sate that thirst even with molten lead.
            5. to rise from a chair or from a fall ‎
            6. He that would thrive must rise by five.
            7. he rose from the grave;   he is risen! ‎
            8. The committee rose after agreeing to the report. ‎
          2. VI To increase in value or standing.
            1. among the rising theologians of Germany
            2. Investors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of return.
            3. to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence;   a story rises in interest. ‎
            4. to rise a tone or semitone ‎
          3. To begin; to develop.
            1. Professor Peter Crome, chair of the audit's steering group, said the report "provides further concrete evidence that the care of patients with dementia in hospital is in need of a radical shake-up". While a few hospitals had risen to the challenge of improving patients' experiences, many have not, he said. The report recommends that all staff receive basic dementia awareness training, and staffing levels should be maintained to help such patients.
            2. Has that dough risen yet? ‎
            3. The majestic Marannon, or Amazon River, rises out of the Lake Launcocha, situated in the province of Tarma, in 10° 14ʹ south latitude, and ten leagues to the north of Pasco.
            4. a noise rose on the air;   odour rises from the flower ‎
            5. At our heels all hell should rise / With blackest insurrection.
            6. A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men of contemplative natures.
          4. VT To go up; to ascend; to climb.
            1. to rise a hill
          5. VT To cause to go up or ascend.
            1. to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water
            2. to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it
          6. OBS To retire; to give up a siege.
            1. To come; to offer itself.
              1. (printing, dated) To be lifted, or capable of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; said of a form.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Smith was first introduced into society at the Duchess of Grand Fenwick's annual rose garden party. ‎
                  • Just as the rising tide of cancellations leads the Census Bureau to overreport sales in the short term, it leads the government to underreport inventories.
                  • The group of volunteers who received a relatively small increment in calories during refeeding (400 calories more than during semistarvation) had no rise in BMR for the first 3 weeks.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Rising unemployment due to the economic downturn is spreading.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • Keep checking your home and farm security – thieves never sleep and rustling small mobs of stock on lifestyle blocks is on the rise.
                  • I made a sponge cake the other day. It was a disaster: I forgot the baking powder! It didn't rise!
                  • The percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes accepted for cardiosurgical procedures is rising.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Intransitive verbs
                      • Transitive verbs
                        • Verbs by inflection type
                          • Irregular verbs
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                      Grammatically, this word "rise" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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