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Rising Meaning & Definition
Rising Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Rising?

[n] organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
[n] a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
[adj] newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician"
[adj] coming to maturity; "the rising generation"
[adj] sloping upward
[adj] (of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon; "the rising sun"
[adj] advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
[adj] preceding the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot; "the rising action"
[adj] increasing in amount or degree; "rising prices"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Rising: acclivitous | ascending(a) | ascension | ascent | building(a) | bull(a) | emerging | future | heightening(a) | improving | increasing | insurrection | new | rebellion | revolt | rise | up | uphill | uprising

Related Terms | Find terms related to Rising:

See Also | battle | change of location | climb | climbing | conflict | elevation | Great Revolt | heave | heaving | insurgency | intifada | lift | liftoff | mounting | mutiny | Peasant's Revolt | raising | rapid climb | rapid growth | struggle | takeoff | travel | upheaval | uplift | uplifting | upthrow | upthrust | zoom

Rising In Webster's Dictionary

\Ris"ing\, a. 1. Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon. 2. Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character. Among the rising theologians of Germany. --Hare. 3. Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life; as, the rising generation.
\Ris"ing\, prep. More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age. [Colloq. & Low, U.S.]
\Ris"ing\, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense). 2. That which rises; a tumor; a boil. --Lev. xiii. 10. {Rising main} (Waterworks), the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir.

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