See also: Rise, ríse, and říše

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  • enPR: rīz, IPA(key): /ɹaɪz/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪz
  • for the noun, in the US, also rarely IPA(key): /ɹaɪs/[1][2]

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English risen, from Old English rīsan, from Proto-West Germanic *rīsan, from Proto-Germanic *rīsaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rey- (to rise, arise). See also raise.

Verb edit

rise (third-person singular simple present rises, present participle rising, simple past rose, past participle risen)

  1. (intransitive) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.
    1. To move upwards.
      We watched the balloon rise.
    2. To grow upward; to attain a certain height.
      This elm tree rises to a height of seventy feet.
    3. To slope upward.
      The path rises as you approach the foot of the hill.
    4. (of a celestial body) To appear to move upwards from behind the horizon of a planet as a result of the planet's rotation.
      • 1898, J. Meade Falkner, “Chapter 4”, in Moonfleet, London, Toronto, Ont.: Jonathan Cape, published 1934:
        And still the hours passed, and at last I knew by the glimmer of light in the tomb above that the sun had risen again, and a maddening thirst had hold of me. And then I thought of all the barrels piled up in the vault and of the liquor that they held; and stuck not because 'twas spirit, for I would scarce have paused to sate that thirst even with molten lead.
      The sun was rising in the East.
    5. To become erect; to assume an upright position.
      to rise from a chair or from a fall
    6. To leave one's bed; to get up.
      • 1965, “Colours”, performed by Donovan:
        Yellow is the colour of my true love's hair,
        In the morning, when we rise
    7. (figurative) To be resurrected.
      he rose from the grave;   he is risen!
    8. (figurative) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn.
      The committee rose after agreeing to the report.
  2. (intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
    1. To attain a higher status.
    2. Of a quantity, price, etc., to increase.
      • 2013 July 6, “The rise of smart beta”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8843, page 68:
        Investors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of return.
    3. To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; said of style, thought, or discourse.
      to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence;   a story rises in interest.
      • 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter VIII, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., →OCLC:
        The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; [] . Our table in the dining-room became again the abode of scintillating wit and caustic repartee, Farrar bracing up to his old standard, and the demand for seats in the vicinity rose to an animated competition.
    4. To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pitch.
      to rise a tone or semitone
  3. To begin, to develop; to be initiated.
    1. To become active, effective or operational, especially in response to an external or internal stimulus.
      to rise to the occasion
      Thus far, my intellect has been able to rise sufficiently to meet every academic challenge that I have encountered.
      As Patrick continued to goad me, I felt my temper rising towards the limits of my self control.
      • 2011 December 16, Denis Campbell, “Hospital staff 'lack skills to cope with dementia patients'”, in Guardian[1]:
        Professor Peter Crome, chair of the audit's steering group, said the report "provides further concrete evidence that the care of patients with dementia in hospital is in need of a radical shake-up". While a few hospitals had risen to the challenge of improving patients' experiences, many have not, he said. The report recommends that all staff receive basic dementia awareness training, and staffing levels should be maintained to help such patients.
    2. To develop, to come about or intensify.
      As hunger and despondency became more intense, a determination rose within me to find a way of getting off the desert island.
    3. To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light.
      Has that dough risen yet?
    4. (of a river) To have its source (in a particular place).
      • 1802 December 1, “Interesting description of the Montanna Real”, in The Monthly magazine, or, British register, Number 94 (Number 5 of Volume 14), page 396:
        The majestic Marannon, or Amazon River, rises out of the Lake Launcocha, situated in the province of Tarma, in 10° 14ʹ south latitude, and ten leagues to the north of Pasco.
    5. To become perceptible to the senses, other than sight.
      a noise rose on the air;   odour rises from the flower
    6. To become agitated, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
    7. To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
  4. (transitive) To go up; to ascend; to climb.
    to rise a hill
  5. (transitive) To cause to go up or ascend.
    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 approaching it
    • 1882, William Clark Russell, My Watch Below:
      Until we rose the bark we could not pretend to call it a chase.
  6. (obsolete) To retire; to give up a siege.
    • 1603, Richard Knolles, The Generall Historie of the Turkes, [], London: [] Adam Islip, →OCLC:
      He, [] rising with small honour from Gunza, [] was gone.
  7. To come; to offer itself.
  8. (printing, dated) To be lifted, or capable of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; said of a form.
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rise (plural rises)

  1. The process of or an action or instance of moving upwards or becoming greater.
    The rise of the tide.
    There was a rise of nearly two degrees since yesterday.
    Exercise is usually accompanied by a temporary rise in blood pressure.
  2. The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.
    The rise of the working class.
    The rise of the printing press.
    The rise of the feminists.
  3. (chiefly UK, also Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa) An increase in a quantity, price, etc.
  4. (UK, Ireland, Australia, rest of Commonwealth, sometimes Canada) Ellipsis of pay rise: an increase in wage or salary.
    The governor just gave me a rise of two pound six.
  5. The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
    The rise of his pants was so low that his tailbone was exposed.
  6. (Sussex) A small hill; used chiefly in place names.
  7. An area of terrain that tends upward away from the viewer, such that it conceals the region behind it; a slope.
    • 2019 November 21, Samanth Subramanian, “How our home delivery habit reshaped the world”, in The Guardian[2]:
      the land rolls gently, so that, upon cresting a low rise or passing a copse of wind turbines, you suddenly spot a lot full of lorries or a complex of gigantic sheds.
    • 1884 December 10, Mark Twain [pseudonym; Samuel Langhorne Clemens], “Chapter VII”, in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer’s Comrade) [], London: Chatto & Windus, [], →OCLC:
      I went along up the bank with one eye out for pap and t'other one out for what the rise might fetch along.
  8. (informal) A very noticeable visible or audible reaction of a person or group.
    Making fun of their football team is one sure way to get a rise from a crowd.
    She really got a rise from the audience when she donned a wig and talked like the president.
  9. (architecture) The height of an arch or a step.
    As the rise, i.e. height, of the arch decreases, the outward thrust increases.
    Each step had a rise of 170 mm and a going of 250 mm.
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Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English ris, rys, from Old English hrīs, from Proto-Germanic *hrīsą (twig; shoot). More at rice.

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rise (plural rises)

  1. Alternative form of rice (twig)
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References edit

  1. ^ rise”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–present.
  2. ^ George Philip Krapp, The Pronunciation of Standard English in America (1919), page 119

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rise

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of rir

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈri.ze/, (traditional) /ˈri.se/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ize, (traditional) -ise
  • Hyphenation: rì‧se

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rise

  1. third-person singular past historic of ridere

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Participle edit

rise

  1. feminine plural of riso

References edit

  1. ^ riso in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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rīse

  1. vocative masculine singular of rīsus

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse risi. Cognate with German Riese (giant).

Noun edit

rise m (definite singular risen, indefinite plural riser, definite plural risene)

  1. mountain troll.
  2. jotun (jötunn).
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Etymology 2 edit

From the noun ris (spanking, whipping).

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rise (present tense riser, past tense riste, past participle rist)

  1. to spank

References edit

  • “rise” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • rise” in The Ordnett Dictionary

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Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse risi, from Proto-Germanic *risiz.

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rise m (definite singular risen, indefinite plural risar, definite plural risane)

  1. a giant, jotun
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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse rísa.

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rise (present tense ris, past tense reis, past participle rise, present participle risande, imperative ris)

  1. e-infinitive and split infinitive form of risa

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rise (present tense risar, past tense risa, past participle risa, passive infinitive risast, present participle risande, imperative rise/ris)

  1. e-infinitive and split infinitive form of risa

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rise (Cyrillic spelling рисе)

  1. vocative singular of ris

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Etymology edit

From Latin risus, from Ancient Greek ὄρυζα (óruza).

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rise

  1. rice