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rise

verb  /rɑɪz/ ( past tense rose  /roʊz/, past participle risen  /ˈrɪz·ən/) us  

rise verb (MOVE UP)

[I] to move up from a lower to a higher position, or to become higher: Smoke rose from the campfire. The trail rises gently to the top of the ridge. We watched the sun rise over the bay. New buildings are rising (= becoming higher as they are built) throughout the city. On a clear day, you can see the mountains rising (= appearing high) in the distance. [I] To rise is also to stand up: She rose to welcome us. [I] To rise is also to get out of bed, esp. in the morning.

rise verb (INCREASE)

[I] to become more or greater in amount, size, or degree; increase: Real estate prices have risen rapidly. The temperature rose to 80° by midday. Our hopes rose when the doctors told us that she was conscious and alert. A murmur rose from the crowd (= began to be heard). [I] To rise is also to move into a more important rank or position: He rose to fame in the 1940s.

rise verb (FIGHT)

[I always + adv/prep] to begin to oppose or fight (esp. a bad government or ruler) as a group: He urged his followers to rise up against the oppressive regime.

rise

noun  /rɑɪz/ us  

rise noun (SOMETHING THAT MOVES UP)

[C] a small hill or slope: The house is built on a rise.
(Definition of rise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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