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British English: /rʌɪz/
American English: /raɪz/

Translation of rise in French:


  • 3 (upward movement)
    (of plane, balloon) ascension (f)
    (of water, liquid, sea) montée (f)
    the rise and fall of his chest
    le mouvement de sa respiration
  • 4 (progress)
    (of person) ascension (f)
    (of country, company, empire) essor (m)
    (of doctrine, ideology) montée (f)
    Hitler's rise and fall
    l'ascension et la chute de Hitler
    the rise and fall of the Roman Empire
    l'essor et le déclin de l'Empire romain
    her rise to fame
    son accession (f) à la gloire
  • 5 (slope) there's a slight rise in the road here
    la route monte légèrement ici
  • 7 (source) (Geography) the river has its rise in…
    le fleuve prend sa source dans…
    to give rise to
    donner lieu à (rumours, speculation, suspicion)
    susciter (happiness, resentment, frustration)
    causer (problem, increase, unemployment)

intransitive verb prét rose pp risen

  • 1 (become higher)
    (price, rate, number, temperature)
    devenir plus fort
    to rise above
    (temperature, amount)
    his voice rose to a shout
    il a élevé la voix jusqu'à crier
    his voice rose in anger
    la colère lui a fait élever la voix
  • 3 (get up)
    se lever
    (after falling) se relever
    to rise from the chair
    se lever du fauteuil
    to rise from the dead
    ressusciter des morts
    ‘rise and shine!’
    ‘all rise’ (Law)
    ‘Messieurs, la cour!’
  • 6 (meet successfully)to rise to
    se montrer à la hauteur de (occasion, challenge)
  • 7 (progress)
    to rise to
    devenir (director, manager)
    s'élever à (rank, position)
    to rise to fame
    atteindre la célébrité
    he rose from apprentice to manager
    il a commencé comme apprenti et est devenu directeur
    she rose from nothing to become
    partant de rien elle a réussi à devenir
    to rise through the ranks
    gravir tous les échelons
  • 8 (slope upwards)
    (ground, road)
    (mountain, cliff)
    to rise to a height of
    s'élever à une hauteur de
  • 9 (appear over horizon)
    (sun, moon, star)
    se lever
  • 10 (Geography) (have source)to rise in
    prendre sa source dans (mountain, area)
  • 11 (Culinary)
    (dough, cake)
  • 12 (Administration, Law, Politics)
    (committee, court, parliament)
    lever la séance
  • 13 (Fishing)
    venir nager à la surface


to get ou take a rise out of somebody

faire enrager quelqu'un

to rise [informal] to something

réagir à quelque chose

Phrasal verbs

rise above

rise above [something] (overcome)
surmonter (problems, jealousy, disagreements)

rise up

1.1 (ascend)
(ball, balloon, bird, plane)
(smoke, steam)
[figurative] (building, mountain)
se dresser
an office building rose up on the site of the old church
un immeuble de bureaux s'est construit à l'emplacement de la vieille église
a great shout rose up from the crowd
un grand cri a jailli de la foule
1.2 (rebel) [literary]
(people, region, nation)
se soulever (against contre)
to rise up in revolt
se révolter

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