Part of speech: verb

To advance from a lower to a higher position; stand up; to grow or slope upward; to originate; emerge; prosper; to revolt.

Part of speech: noun

The act of rising; elevation; an elevated palce; advance, asin price, rank, etc.

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Usage examples "rise":

  1. This rise is said to be 9000 feet in 13 miles. - "Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51", E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls.
  2. But our feet must rise, or we fall again. - "Narrative and Lyric Poems (first series) for use in the Lower School", O. J. Stevenson.
  3. In a few minutes he heard the Major rise and he turned to meet him. - "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come", John Fox.