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rising British & World English

An armed protest against authority; a revolt

rise British & World English

Move from a lower position to a higher one; come or go up

rising in rise British & World English

Approaching (a specified age)

rising damp British & World English

Moisture absorbed from the ground into a wall

rising main British & World English

A vertical pipe that rises from the ground to supply mains water to a building

rising trot British & World English

A style of riding in which a rider rises from the saddle on every second stride of a horse’s trotting pace

Easter Rising British & World English

The uprising in Dublin and other cities in Ireland against British rule, Easter 1916. It ended with the surrender of the protesters, most of whose leaders were subsequently executed, but was a contributory factor in the establishment of the Irish Free State (1922)

heliacal rising British & World English

The rising of a celestial object at the same time as the sun, or its first visible rising after a period of invisibility due to conjunction with the sun. The last setting before such a period is the heliacal setting

self-rising flour British & World English

US term for self-raising flour.

star British & World English

An outstandingly successful person or thing in a group

one's star is rising British & World English

One is becoming more successful or popular

rise to in rise British & World English

Find the strength or ability to respond adequately to (a challenging situation)

rise above in rise British & World English

Succeed in not being limited or constrained by (a restrictive environment or situation)

one's star is rising in rise British & World English

One is becoming more successful or popular

rise and shine in rise British & World English

Wake up and get out of bed promptly

rise and shine British & World English

Wake up and get out of bed promptly

self-raising flour British & World English

Flour that has a raising agent already added

rise to the bait in bait British & World English

React to a provocation or temptation exactly as intended

rise to the bait British & World English

React to a provocation or temptation exactly as intended

rise with the sun in rise British & World English

Get up early in the morning

rise with the sun British & World English

Get up early in the morning

rise from the ashes British & World English

Be renewed after destruction

rise to the occasion in occasion British & World English

Perform better than usual in response to a special situation or event

rise to the occasion British & World English

Perform better than usual in response to a special situation or event

rise through the ranks in rank1 British & World English

(Of a private or a non-commissioned officer) receive a commission

rise through the ranks British & World English

(Of a private or a non-commissioned officer) receive a commission

rise like a rocket in rocket1 British & World English

Rise suddenly and dramatically (and subsequently fall in a similar manner)

rise like a rocket British & World English

Rise suddenly and dramatically (and subsequently fall in a similar manner)

rise like a phoenix from the ashes in phoenix British & World English

Emerge renewed after apparent disaster or destruction

rise like a phoenix from the ashes British & World English

Emerge renewed after apparent disaster or destruction