Translation of "rise" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /raɪz/ us /rɑɪz/ present participle rising, past tense rose, past participle risen

B1 to move up

The balloon rose slowly into the air.

B1 When the sun or moon rises, it appears in the sky.

The sun rises in the East.

to get bigger in level

Prices rose by ten percent.

to stand, especially after sitting

He rose from his seat.
noun uk /raɪz/ us /rɑɪz/

an increase in the level of something

a tax rise

(Translation of “rise” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /raiz/ (past tense rose /rouz/, past participle risen /ˈrizn/)

to become greater, larger, higher etc; to increase

aumentar; subir
Food prices are still rising
If the river rises much more, there will be a flood
Her voice rose to a scream
Bread rises when it is baked
His spirits rose at the good news.

to move upwards

Smoke was rising from the chimney
The birds rose into the air

to get up from bed

He rises every morning at six o’clock.

to stand up

The children all rose when the headmaster came in.

(of the sun etc) to appear above the horizon

The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

to slope upwards

Hills rose in the distance
The ground rises at this point.

to rebel

levantarse/sublevarse contra
The people rose (up) in revolt against the dictator.

to move to a higher rank, a more important position etc

ascender, subir
He rose to the rank of colonel.

(of a river) to begin or appear

The Rhône rises in the Alps.

(of wind) to begin; to become stronger

levantarse; hacerse/soplar más fuerte
Don’t go out in the boat – the wind has risen.

to be built

alzarse, erigirse
Office blocks are rising all over the town.

to come back to life

Jesus has risen.
rising noun

the act or rising

the rising of the sun.

a rebellion

sublevación, rebelión
The king executed those who took part in the rising.
early/late riser noun

a person who gets out of bed early or late in the day

madrugador, dormilón
He’s an early riser.
give rise to

to cause

dar lugar/origen a
This latest development has given rise to various problems.
rise to the occasion

to be able to do what is required in an emergency etc

mostrarse a la altura (de las circunstancias)
He had never had to make a speech before, but he rose to the occasion magnificently.

(Translation of “rise” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)