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rise

verb [I] (MOVE UP)   /rɑɪz/ (past tense rose  /roʊz/, past participle risen  /ˈrɪz·ən/)
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. To rise is also to stand up: She rose to welcome us. To rise is also to get out of bed, esp. in the morning.
(Definition of rise verb (MOVE UP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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