Rise
Rise Rise, n. 1. The act of rising, or the state of being risen. [1913 Webster]

2. The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step. [1913 Webster]

3. Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

4. Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream. [1913 Webster]

All wickednes taketh its rise from the heart. --R. Nelson. [1913 Webster]

5. Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

6. Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like. [1913 Webster]

The rise or fall that may happen in his constant revenue by a Spanish war. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

7. Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice. [1913 Webster]

The ordinary rises and falls of the voice. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

8. Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone. [1913 Webster]

9. The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rise — (r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. {Rose} (r[=o]z); p. p. {Risen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rising}.] [AS. r[=i]san; akin to OS. r[=i]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[=i]san to rise, fall, Icel. r[=i]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. {Arise}, {Raise}, {Rear}, v.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Rise — Rise, v. t. [See {Rise}, v. i.] 1. To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • rise — (v.) O.E. risan (usually arisan; class I strong verb; past tense ras, pp. risen), from P.Gmc. *us risanan to go up (Cf. O.N. risa, Goth. urreisan to rise, O.H.G. risan to rise, flow, Ger. reisen to travel, originally to rise for a journey ).… …   Etymology dictionary

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