[raɪz] (past tense rose [rəʊz] ; past participle risen [ˈrɪz(ə)n] ) verb I
1) to move upwards or to a higher position
The aircraft rose slowly into the air.[/ex]
Thick black smoke rose from the middle of the town.[/ex]
As the sun rose in the sky, the clouds disappeared.[/ex]
2) to increase in size, amount, quality, or strength
Temperatures will rise steadily towards the end of the week.[/ex]
Rising unemployment is our biggest problem.[/ex]
Tensions rose in the city as the day went on.[/ex]
Interest rates rise and fall according to the health of the economy.[/ex]
3) to achieve success, power, or a higher status
I am sure she will rise to the top of her profession.[/ex]
He rose to power as a leader of the miners' union.[/ex]
4) formal
to stand from a sitting, KNEELING, or lying position
He rose and went to the window.[/ex]
5) if your voice rises, it gets higher, often because of a strong feeling
6) if an area of water rises, its level goes up
The river rose and burst its banks.[/ex]
7) if something such as a building or mountain rises somewhere, it is tall or high and can be seen clearly
Grey mountains rose above the lakes.[/ex]
8) to start to protest and fight against a government or leader
Eventually the people rose against the regime.[/ex]
9) if something such as bread or a cake rises, it increases in size when it is cooked
rise to the challenge/occasion — to deal successfully with a difficult problem or situation[/ex]
- rise above sth
- rise up
Words often used with rise Adverbs often used with [i]rise
(verb, sense 2) ■ RISE + dramatically, markedly, quickly, rapidly, sharply, significantly, steeply, substantially, suddenly rise quickly or by a large amount in a short time II
rise */*/*/[raɪz]
1) [C] an increase in size, amount, quality, or strength
The proposed tax rise was not unexpected.[/ex]
Serious crime is once again on the rise.[/ex]
the rise and fall of share prices[/ex]
the threat of a sudden rise in oil prices[/ex]
2) [singular] an increase in the power or influence of someone or something
Fidel Castro's rise to power[/ex]
the rise of nationalism in the 1930s[/ex]
The series covers the rise and fall of the Third Reich.[/ex]
3) [C] British
an increase in pay
I'm going to ask for a rise next week.[/ex]
4) [singular] a movement upwards
give rise to sth — to make something happen or begin, especially something that is unpleasant or unexpected[/ex]
Words often used with rise Adjectives often used with rise (noun, sense 1) ■ dramatic, marked, rapid, sharp, significant, spectacular, steep, substantial, sudden + RISE: used about rises that are large and happen quickly

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