Translation of rise in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (upward movement — of tide, level)(— in pitch)to get a rise out of somebody [colloquial]
elevación (feminine)conseguir que alguien se fastidiehe's only trying to get a rise out of youte está toreando [colloquial]to take the rise out of somebody [colloquial]tomarle el pelo a alguien [colloquial]
mamarle gallo a alguien (Colombia) [colloquial]Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (increase — in prices, interest rates)
- 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.
(— in number, amount)to be on the rise
- The score anticipated Schoenberg's technique in Gurrelieder and Pierrot Lunaire, indicating the rises and falls of the voice with relative pitches.
aumento (masculine)ir en aumento
estar aumentandoExample sentences1.3 (in pay) a pay rise
un aumento or [formal] un incremento salarialto be given a riserecibir un aumentoExample sentences1.4 (improvement) a rise in living standards
- 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?
una mejora en el nivel de vidaExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 (advance) the rise of Manchester as an industrial cityel surgimiento de Manchester como ciudad industrialher meteoric rise to stardomsu meteórico ascenso or su meteórica ascensión al estrellatothe party's rise to powerel ascenso or la ascensión al poder del partidothe rise and fall of somebody/somethingla grandeza y decadencia de alguien/algoto give rise to something
el auge y (la) caída de alguien/algodar origen or lugar a algo(to problem/dispute)
ocasionar or causar algo(to ideas/interest)
- 3 3.1 (slope) 3.2 (hill)Example sentences
- 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.
intransitive verb past tense rose past participle risen
- 1 1.1 (come, go up)(water/tide/level)
salir(cake)the curtain rises at eight o'clock
subirla función empieza a las ochothe curtain rises on a Paris street scenecuando se levanta el telón, estamos en una calle de Parísleave the dough to risedejar crecer or subir la masahis eyebrows rose in astonishmentarqueó or enarcó las cejas asombradoa few eyebrows rose when …más de uno se mostró sorprendido cuando …the fish weren't risinglos peces no picabanto rise to the surfacesalir or subir a la superficietheir anger now rose to the surfaceentonces afloró su irathe color rose to her cheeksse le subieron los colores1.2 (increase)
aumentar(number/amount)the price has risen by $200/by 8%
aumentarel precio ha subido or aumentado 200 dólares/en un 8%the euro rose slightly against the dollarel euro subió ligeramente en relación con el dólarto rise in pricesubir or aumentar de preciothe property has risen in valuela propiedad se ha (re)valorizadothe level of violence has risen dramaticallyha habido una escalada de violenciaa feeling of rage rose (up) within himlo invadió la irathe wind was risingel viento estaba arreciandoExample sentences1.3
(sound) (become louder)
- 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.
aumentar de volumen(become higher)the shouting rose
subir de tonoel griterío fue aumentandoher voice never rose above a whispersu voz no se elevó por encima de un susurroa few voices rose in protestse alzaron algunas voces de protestaExample sentences1.4 (improve)
(standard)their spirits rose
- 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.
mejorarse les levantó el ánimo
se animaronExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (slope upward)(ground/land)2.2 (extend upwards)
elevarse(building/hill)the mountain rose up before them
erguirse [literary]la montaña se alzaba ante ellosthe city rose up out of the mistla ciudad surgió de entre la nieblaExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 3 3.1 (stand up)(person/audience) [formal]please rise for the national anthem
ponerse de pie
pararse (Latin America)por favor pónganse de pie para escuchar el himno nacionalto rise to one's feetponerse de pieto rise from the table/one's chair
levantarselevantarse de la mesa/silla3.2 (out of bed)levantarserise and shine! [colloquial]¡vamos, arriba y a espabilarse! [colloquial]to rise from the deadresucitar de entre los muertosExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 4 (in position, status) he rose to the rank of generalascendió al rango de generalshe has risen in my estimationha ganado en mi estima
- 5 (adjourn)(British English) (court/parliament)
levantar la sesiónExample sentences
- 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.
- 7 (originate)(river) [formal]
- 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.
- The Mejerda River, which rises in Algeria, drains into the Gulf of Tunis.
- The longest river in the country is the Medjerda, which rises in Algeria and flows through Tunisia to the sea.
- 1.1 (respond to) to rise to the challenge
estar por encima de
estar por encima de
aceptar el retoto rise to the demands of the situation
estar a la altura de las circunstancias1.2 (be provoked by)
reaccionar frente a
reaccionar frente a
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