rise :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words



  • n  a growth in strength or number or importance
  • n  the act of changing location in an upward direction
  • n  an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • n  a movement upward
    they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  • n  the amount a salary is increased
  • n  the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
  • n  a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  • n  (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
  • n  an increase in cost
    they asked for a 10% rise in rates
  • n  increase in price or value
  • v  move upward
  • v  increase in value or to a higher point
  • v  rise to one's feet
  • v  rise up
  • v  come to the surface
  • v  come into existence; take on form or shape
  • v  move to a better position in life or to a better job
  • v  go up or advance
  • v  become more extreme
  • v  get up and out of bed
  • v  rise in rank or status
  • v  become heartened or elated
  • v  exert oneself to meet a challenge
    rise to a challenge
    rise to the occasion
  • v  take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • v  increase in volume
  • v  come up, of celestial bodies
    The sun also rises
  • v  return from the dead
    Christ is risen!
    The dead are to uprise

  • Past predictions of sea-level rise owing to global warming were exaggerated, according to a new study.
  • If mortgage costs rise a point, to 6.
  • And in retrospect, the concurrent reporting on Dylan's early rise was ridiculous.
News & Articles

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.