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English definition of “rise”

rise

verb [I] (BECOME HIGHER)    /raɪz/ (rose, risen)
to become higher : The ground rises over there. The castle is built on rising ground (= ground higher than areas around it). You can see the Alps rising (= showing as a higher area ) in the distance /above the clouds .Moving upwards Grammar:Arise or rise?Arise means ‘happen’ or ‘occur’. We use it with abstract nouns (e.g. problem). The three forms of arise are arise, arose, arisen. It is used in formal contexts:Grammar:Raise or rise?Raise must have an object, as it is a transitive verb. It is a regular verb; its three forms are raise, raised, raised:
(Definition of rise verb (BECOME HIGHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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