HyperDic: rising

English > 6 senses of the word rising:
ADJECTIVEallrisingadvancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status
allrising, acclivitous, uphillsloping upward
allrising, emergingcoming to maturity
allrisingnewly come into prominence
NOUNeventrising, rise, ascent, ascensiona movement upward
actrising, rebellion, insurrection, revolt, uprisingorganized opposition to authority
rising > pronunciation
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English > rising: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAdvancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status.
  • "a rising trend"
  • "a rising market"
Narrowerimproving, upGetting higher or more vigorous
OppositefallingBecoming lower or less in degree or value
English > rising: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsloping upward.
Synonymsacclivitous, uphill
BroaderascendingMoving or going or growing upward
English > rising: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningComing to maturity.
Example"the rising generation"
Broaderfutureyet to be or coming
English > rising: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnewly come into prominence.
Example"a rising young politician"
Broadernewnot of long duration
English > rising: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA movement upward.
Synonymsrise, ascent, ascension
Narrowerclimb, climbing, mountingAn event that involves rising to a higher point / point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
elevation, lift, raisingThe event of something being raised upward
heave, heavingAn upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
liftoffThe initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad
rapid climb, rapid growth, zoomA rapid rise
takeoffThe initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
upliftingThe rise of something
Broaderchange of location, travelA movement through space that changes the location of something
OppositefallA movement downward
Spanishascensión, ascenso, subida
Catalanascens, pujada
Verbsrisemove upward
English > rising: 6 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningorganized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another.
Synonymsrebellion, insurrection, revolt, uprising
InstancesIndian Mutiny, Sepoy Mutinydiscontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858
Peasant's Revolt, Great RevoltA widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people / people of England
Narrowerinsurgency, insurgenceAn organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
intifada, intifadahAn uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
mutinyopen rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
Broaderconflict, struggle, battleAn open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
Spanishalzamiento, insurgencia, insurrección, levantamiento, rebelión, revuelta, solevamiento, sublevación, sublevamiento
Catalanaixecament, alçament, insurrecció, rebel·lió, revolta, sollevament
Verbsrisetake part in a rebellion

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