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rise

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 His temperature rose 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
elevarse
Smoke was rising from the chimney The birds rose into the air The curtain rose to reveal an empty stage.
to get up from bed
levantarse
He rises every morning at six o’clock.
to stand up
levantarse
The children all rose when the headmaster came in.
(of the sun etc) to appear above the horizon
levantarse
The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
to slope upwards
elevarse
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
nacer
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
resucitar
Jesus has risen.
rising noun the act or rising
salida
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.
(Definition of rise from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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