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Translation of "rise" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /raiz/ ( past tense rose /rouz/, past participle risen /ˈrizn/)
to become greater, larger, higher etc; to increase aumentar; subir Food prices are still rising His temperature rose If the river rises much more, there will be a flood Her voice rose to a scream Bread rises when it is baked His spirits rose at the good news.
to move upwards elevarse Smoke was rising from the chimney The birds rose into the air The curtain rose to reveal an empty stage.
to get up from bed levantarse He rises every morning at six o’clock.
to stand up levantarse The children all rose when the headmaster came in.
(of the sun etc) to appear above the horizon levantarse The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
to slope upwards elevarse Hills rose in the distance The ground rises at this point.
to rebel levantarse/sublevarse contra The people rose (up) in revolt against the dictator.
to move to a higher rank, a more important position etc ascender, subir He rose to the rank of colonel.
(of a river) to begin or appear nacer The Rhône rises in the Alps.
(of wind) to begin; to become stronger levantarse; hacerse/soplar más fuerte Don’t go out in the boat – the wind has risen.
to be built alzarse, erigirse Office blocks are rising all over the town.
to come back to life resucitar Jesus has risen.
rising noun
the act or rising salida the rising of the sun.
a rebellion sublevación, rebelión The king executed those who took part in the rising.
early/late riser noun
a person who gets out of bed early or late in the day madrugador, dormilón He’s an early riser.
give rise to
to cause dar lugar/origen a This latest development has given rise to various problems.
rise to the occasion
to be able to do what is required in an emergency etc mostrarse a la altura (de las circunstancias) He had never had to make a speech before, but he rose to the occasion magnificently.
(Definition of rise from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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