Meaning of “rise to something” in the English Dictionary


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rise to something

phrasal verb with rise us /rɑɪz/ verb past tense rose /roʊz/ , past participle risen /ˈrɪz·ən/

to react to a difficult situation by working hard to succeed:

There were some other very good competitors, but Megan rose to the challenge and sang beautifully.

(Definition of “rise to something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)