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  • increase in price or value
    • the news caused a general advance on the stock market
  • an increase in cost
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates
  • (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
    • the emanation of the Holy Spirit
    • the rising of the Holy Ghost
    • the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son
  • a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  • the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
  • the amount a salary is increased
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • a movement upward
    • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  • an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • the act of changing location in an upward direction
  • a growth in strength or number or importance
  • return from the dead
    • Christ is risen!
    • The dead are to uprise
  • come up, of celestial bodies
    • The sun also rises
    • The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...
    • Jupiter ascends
  • increase in volume
    • the dough rose slowly in the warm room
  • take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • exert oneself to meet a challenge
    • rise to a challenge
    • rise to the occasion
  • become heartened or elated
    • Her spirits rose when she heard the good news
  • rise in rank or status
    • Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list
  • get up and out of bed
    • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
    • They rose early
    • He uprose at night
  • become more extreme
    • The tension heightened
  • go up or advance
    • Sales were climbing after prices were lowered
  • move to a better position in life or to a better job
    • She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great
  • come into existence; take on form or shape
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • come to the surface
  • rise up
    • The building rose before them
  • rise to one's feet
    • The audience got up and applauded
  • increase in value or to a higher point
    • prices climbed steeply
    • the value of our house rose sharply last year
  • move upward
    • The fog lifted
    • The smoke arose from the forest fire
    • The mist uprose from the meadows
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