riseverbuk us /raɪz/ (rose, risen)
rise verb (MOVE UP)
rise verb (INCREASE)
- The day after the explosion the death toll had risen to 90.
- Used car sales have risen because of the increased cost of new cars.
- Employment levels are unlikely to rise significantly before the end of next year.
- The number of business failures rose steeply last year.
- The party's share of the vote rose from 11 percent in the last election to 21 percent this time.
rise verb (BECOME SUCCESSFUL)
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rise verb (BECOME HIGHER)
- The temple's grand white arches rose conspicuously over the dirty decaying city.
- At the unspoiled North Bay, three white pyramids rise like futuristic sails from the sea.
- The white cliffs rise majestically from the sea.
- The gilded dome of the cathedral rises above the city.
- The office block rises above the surrounding buildings.
rise verb (BE OPPOSED TO)
rise verb (STOP WORK)
risenounuk us /raɪz/
rise noun (INCREASE)
- The rise in the value of the dollar has depressed the company's profits this year.
- There has been an alarming rise in the rate of inflation.
- All the evidence points to a substantial rise in traffic over the next few years.
- She claimed that the rise in unemployment was just a further manifestation of the government's incompetence.
- The rise in house prices meant that those who were selling enjoyed a bonanza.
rise noun (MOVEMENT UP)
- The film tells anew the story of his rise to fame and power.
- The group had a meteoric rise to fame in the 70s.
- Her rise to fame was quite phenomenal - in less than two years she was a household name.
- The band enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to success.
- He's only doing it to get a rise out of you.
rise noun (SLOPE/HILL)