Definición de rise en inglés:


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Pronunciación: /rʌɪz

verbo (past rose /rəʊz/; past participle risen /ˈrɪz(ə)n/)

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  • 1Move from a lower position to a higher one; come or go up: the tiny aircraft rose from the ground
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    • She didn't see the mist starting to rise from the ground.
    • His brows rose, and he moved to touch my leg, but I slapped him.
    • Small flames were beginning to rise, and she moved in towards the fire.
  • 1.1(Of the sun, moon, or another celestial body) appear above the horizon: the sun had just risen
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    • The sun had finally risen above the horizon, lighting up her path.
    • The sun had risen above the horizon, and threw a faint light over the mountains.
    • Her eyes watched the stars dance as the full moon rose over the horizon.
    move up/upwards, come/go up, make one's/its way up, arise, ascend, climb, climb up, mount, soar
  • 1.2(Of a fish) come to the surface of water: a fish rose and was hooked and landed
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    • It is still too early, I think in mock amusement, the fish haven't risen yet.
    • Like the shark rising from the briny deep, the challenges of change management have risen to the surface.
  • 1.3Reach a higher position in society or one’s profession: the officer was a man of great courage who had risen from the ranks
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    • They would be looked down upon by others who rose in the society to be successful individuals.
    • Allan is clearly a spineless kind of fellow - a philanthropic friend to the poor but lacking drive and the ability to rise in his profession.
    • During more than 20 years in the profession, he had risen to the post of deputy head at a school in the north of England and was happy with his workload and responsibilities.
    make progress, make headway, make strides, forge ahead, come on, climb, advance, get on, make/work one's way, be promoted
  • 1.4 (rise above) Succeed in not being limited or constrained by (a restrictive environment or situation): he struggled to rise above his humble background
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    • She has an air of American pragmatism that complements her relentless determination to succeed and rise above her class.
    • In its general aspect, modularity is the process whereby concretely given individuals struggle to rise above their own limits by means of a script of self-fashioning drawn from the media.
    • By no means is it an original movie, but it is a well constructed one that often rises above its stupendous flaws and contradictions.
  • 1.5 (rise above) Be superior to: I try to rise above prejudice
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    • There are times when this doesn't rise above the level of superior student production, particularly in the awkward doubling and some of the crowd scenes.
    • Elgar's Sea Pictures seldom rise above the fustian level of their poetic texts, and among the six Chausson items only two or three were memorable.
    • I concede that the score by the young and promising composer seldom rises above the serviceable.
  • 2Get up from lying, sitting, or kneeling: she pushed back her chair and rose
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    • When no answer came, Beth rose from her chair and went to kneel beside his.
    • Giving a deep sigh, she rose from the chair and walked into the sitting room.
    • When Baker grabbed Daisy's necklace, John rose from his chair.
    stand up, get/rise to one's feet, get up, jump up, leap up, spring up; become erect, straighten up
    literary arise
  • 2.1Get out of bed, especially in the morning: I rose and got dressed
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    • Ted rose early the next morning and took a taxi to the Museo Nazionale, cool, echoey, empty of tourists despite the fact that it was summer.
    • She rose early one morning, determined to make it up to Emmy.
    • They rose early the next morning, and Rhia sensed that the soldiers seemed well-rested and eager to resume their journey.
  • 2.2chiefly British (Of a meeting or a session of a court) adjourn: the judge’s remark heralded the signal for the court to rise
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    • There was, therefore, considerable disappointment that when the Dail rose for the summer recess nothing had been done.
    • The courts sit from 11 am to 1pm, then rise for lunch and sit again from 2pm to 4pm.
    • Before the Dail and Seanad rose for the summer recess, Dempsey formulated a series of proposals for the reform of the Oireachtas.
    adjourn, recess, be suspended, suspend proceedings, pause, break off, take a break
    informal knock off, take five
  • 2.3Be restored to life: three days later he rose from the dead
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    • An angel reported that Jesus had risen from the dead.
    • He died on the cross and is said to have risen from the dead three days later.
    • We were all startled by the transformation, as if a man had risen from the dead.
    come back to life, be raised from the dead, come back from the dead, be resurrected, be restored to life, revive, be revived
  • 3Cease to be submissive, obedient, or peaceful: the activists urged militant factions to rise up
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    • Some say, if that's the case, why don't they rise up and overthrow the government themselves?
    • Future generations will have to find some other way to rise up against their parents.
    • She asks for everyone to rise up against this evil.
    rebel, revolt, mutiny, riot, rise up (in arms), take up arms, stage/mount a rebellion, take to the streets
  • 3.1 (rise to) Find the strength or ability to respond adequately to (a challenging situation): many participants in the race had never sailed before, but they rose to the challenge
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    • He was impressed by how families rose to the challenge in different ways.
    • I can imagine another future, though - one in which individual and collective responsibility rises to the challenge.
    • The men whose lives are celebrated in this enlightening book had their moment and rose to its challenge superbly.
  • 3.2 (rise to) (Of a person) react with annoyance or argument to (provocation): he didn’t rise to my teasing
  • 5(Of land or a natural feature) incline upwards; become higher: the moorlands rise and fall in gentle folds
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    • The land rises abruptly to highland ridges with mountain summits as high as 3000 feet.
    • From the edges of the valley, the land rises abruptly in steep high buttes.
    • The land rises progressively toward the south.
    slope upwards, slant upwards, go uphill, incline, climb, get higher
  • 5.1(Of a structure or natural feature) be much taller than the surrounding landscape: the cliff rose more than a hundred feet above us
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    • Before them, a great structure of green stone rose seamlessly from a basin of grass.
    • The battered masonry walls rise dramatically from the landscape.
    • Barely a thousand feet high, it rose dramatically from the surrounding landscape.
    loom, tower, soar, rise up, rear (up), stand high, reach high
  • 5.2(Of someone’s hair) stand on end: he felt the hairs rise on the back of his neck
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    • He pulls the covers from his body, stands, and feels the hair rising on his arms.
    • Fear prickled at the nape of her neck as the hairs there rose.
    • His eyes narrowed and she felt hair rising on the back of her neck.
  • 5.3(Of a building) undergo construction from the foundations: rows of two-storey houses are slowly rising
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    • The triangular four-story building will rise on the site of a former strip club, another step in a major downtown renewal initiative.
    • Trees started to become rarer and buildings kept rising.
    • Indeed, taxi drivers take tourists from airport to city centre via the riverside building site out of which the palatial new house is rising.
  • 5.4(Of dough) swell by the action of yeast: leave the dough in a warm place to rise
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    • It grew gradually like bread dough rising in a bowl on a radiator, until it filled her up and made her feel slightly sick with excitement.
    • Making the bread is a living process, similar to yoghurt, where the dough rises and develops with the yeast.
    • The downstairs rooms were moderately clean by the time the dough had risen the second time.
    swell, expand, enlarge, puff up; ferment
  • 5.5(Of a bump, blister, or weal) appear as a swelling on the skin: blisters rose on his burned hand
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    • Goosebumps rose on her skin immediately and she stopped struggling almost all together because of the extreme cold.
    • He kissed her on the back of her neck and her breathing quickened as the goosebumps rose on her skin.
    • Goose bumps were rising on her skin, her breath shallow.
  • 5.6(Of a person’s stomach) become nauseated: Fabio’s stomach rose at the foul bedding
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    • I screamed as the rollercoaster slid down the first dip, my stomach rising into my mouth.
    • However Amy had no time to ponder over this, for as soon as the doors closed, she felt her stomach suddenly rise as the elevator zoomed upwards.
    • She swallowed hard as her gorge rose at the sight of the busted-up fighter and the stench of burnt flesh.
  • 6Increase in number, size, amount, or degree: land prices had risen
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    • As the amount of gold coins in circulation increases, prices rise - but only very, very slowly.
    • Since 2001, the cost of the provincial game has risen from €5.8 million to €11.2 million.
    • During the past 18 months, the cost of a barrel of oil has risen from less than $40 to more than $70.
    go up, get higher, increase, grow, advance, soar, shoot up, surge (up), leap, jump, rocket, escalate, spiralimprove, get better, advance, go up, get higher, soar, shoot up
  • 6.1(Of the sea, a river, or other body of water) increase in level, typically through tidal action or flooding: the river level rose so high the work had to be abandoned
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    • Slowly but surely, the water level is rising, and pathetic river and sea defences aren't going to do anything to stop more flooding.
    • As the seas rose, new coral islands grew from the underlying shelf platform.
    • And yet, we have a whole bunch of people, serious, accomplished scientists, telling us that the seas will rise in some places while deserts will be created in others.
  • 6.2(Of a barometer or other measuring instrument) give a higher reading.
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    • Pumps move liquid nitrogen along heat sinks back and forth along the sides to cool it, but still the temperature gauges rise slightly.
    • At once, the thermostat on the tank's control systems immediately rose from 47 degrees Celsius to sixty.
  • 6.3(Of a sound) become louder or higher in pitch: my voice rose an octave or two as I screamed
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    • Felix was growing upset now, his voice rising in pitch and volume.
    • I objected, my voice rising in pitch of its own accord.
    • She yelled, her voice rising in pitch until she was screeching.
    get higher, grow, increase, become louder, swell, intensify
  • 6.4(Of an emotion) develop and become more intense: he felt a tide of resentment rising in him
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    • His hopes rose when he learned that some leaders had ‘gone to ground’.
    • Full fledged panic rose through her and she let out a loud scream.
    • An odd feeling rose up inside of me as I watched, and I wasn't sure I liked it.
  • 6.5(Of a person’s mood) become more cheerful: her spirits rose as they left the ugly city behind
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    • I soon found my mood rising as my feelings for Denny began to fade.
    • His spirits instantly rose at the sound of Jessi's voice.
    • She felt her heart rise a little as he winked back.
    lift, improve, cheer up, grow buoyant, become optimistic/hopeful, brighten, take a turn for the better
    informal buck up
  • 6.6(Of the colour in a person’s face) become deeper, especially as a result of embarrassment: he was teasing her, and she could feel her colour rising
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    • He bowed slightly, nervously biting his bottom lip, and Tanaki felt the colour rising in his face.
    • She could feel the colour rising in her cheeks and her grip on the sheets tightened.
    • She felt her colour rising again, but she was once more determined to get her own way.
  • 7 (rising) Approaching (a specified age): she was thirty-nine rising forty


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  • 1An upward movement; an instance of rising: the bird has a display flight of steep flapping rises
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    • Finally opening her eyes, she noted that, other than the shallow rise and fall of his chest, there was no movement coming from him.
    • Ian put the bag down and watched Justin lying there, nervously checking the rise and fall of his chest.
    • They were both almost completely motionless, save the rise and fall of their chests as they breathed.
  • 1.1An instance of social, commercial, or political advancement: few models have had such a meteoric rise
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    • After a meteoric rise comes the inevitable fall.
    • As she began her rise in the political world, the media began to take notice.
    • If he keeps being cast as such one-dimensional, charisma-free characters, his fall may be as quick as his meteoric rise.
    progress, climb, progression, advancement, promotion, elevation, aggrandizement
  • 1.2An upward slope or hill: I gained the crest of a rise and saw the plain stretched out before me
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    • Shrugging me off, he ordered me to go stand by the massive pine topping the largest of the graveyard's sloping rises.
    • It was a land of scattered hills and rises.
    • Down the path and over the rise of the last hill the army went, as if nothing had ever happened.
    (upward) slope, incline, elevation, acclivity, rising ground, eminence, hillock, hill
  • 1.3The vertical height of a step, arch, or incline.
  • 1.4 another term for riser ( sense 2).
  • 2An increase in number, size, amount, or degree: local people are worried by the rise in crime
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    • Businesses know U.S. consumers can shoulder a rise in energy prices and that domestic demand should keep increasing this year.
    • Increasing use of email has already prompted a rise in the price of posting a letter.
    • Is the corporate spending increase enough to sustain the price rise?
    increase, hike, advance, growth, leap, upsurge, upswing, ascent, climb, jump, escalation, spirallingimprovement, amelioration, advance, upturn, leap, jump
  • 2.1British An increase in salary or wages: non-supervisory staff were given a 5 per cent rise
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    • The incipient rebellion was quickly quashed, however, when journalists received email notification of the enormous salary rises which will accompany the deal.
    • But analysts say compromises on wage and pension rises are likely.
    • In terms of wages, 69 percent of exporters surveyed expect to pay a wage rise in the next 12 months.
    pay increase, salary/wage increase, hike, increment; North American raise
  • 3An increase in sound or pitch: the rise and fall of his voice
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    • The score anticipated Schoenberg's technique in Gurrelieder and Pierrot Lunaire, indicating the rises and falls of the voice with relative pitches.
  • 4 [in singular] A source or origin: it was here that the brook had its rise


get (or take) a rise out of

informal Provoke an angry or irritated response from (someone), especially by teasing.
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  • For a while they tried everything they could think of to get a rise out of him, to provoke a response.
  • Soon, she'll get sick of not getting a rise out of you and search for a new victim to hassle.
  • The fact that he got a rise out of Delia - the woman who, until recently, wouldn't criticise a bent banana, let alone another living being - is a measure of just how irritating he can be.

on the rise

Becoming greater or more numerous; increasing: prices were on the rise
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  • Now it's milk and dairy prices that are on the rise.
  • From natural gas and propane to heating oil and gasoline, prices are on the rise.
  • The variety, frequency and complexity of attacks used against corporations are also on the rise.
Becoming more successful: young stars on the rise
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  • Katy, a young star on the rise, wandered into Nathan's life when they met on the set of the hit TV show.
  • With Lynn's star once again on the rise, she's the perfect candidate for DVD treatment.
  • Alice is an artist whose star is very much on the rise.

rise and shine

[usually in imperative] informal Wake up and get out of bed promptly.
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  • Tomorrow, rise and shine, because it's awards time.
  • And in London last weekend, at least one household reverberated to a chorus of, ‘It's time for us to rise and shine and have a fun day!’
  • We were expected to rise and shine at 6.30 in the morning.

rise to the bait

see bait.

rise with the sun (or lark)

Get up early in the morning: I rose with the sun to pick mushrooms
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  • Every morning, she rose with the sun, ate a breakfast of cereal and eggs, got dressed in the same old school uniform, styled her hair in the same way, and walked the quarter mile to her all-girls school.
  • Once again, on Saturday morning I rose with the sun.
  • He had made it a habit long ago to rise with the sun every morning, and today was no exception.

one's star is rising

One is becoming more successful or popular: throughout the decade his star rose ever higher in Hollywood
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  • The youthful trio's primitive, upbeat garage-rock caused a fuss at last year's Glastonbury after they won a competition to perform at the new bands tent, and now their star is rising sharply.
  • I would cite his reputation for fairness on matters as a key reason why his star is rising.
  • He has stepped forward and shown that his star is rising fast.


Old English rīsan 'make an attack', 'wake, get out of bed', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch rijzen and German reisen.

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