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rise

 (rīz)
v. rose (rōz), ris·en (rĭz′ən), ris·ing, ris·es
v.intr.
1. To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.
2. To get out of bed: rose at dawn.
3. To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend: Hot air rises.
4. To increase in size, volume, or level: The river rises every spring.
5. To increase in number, amount, or value: Prices are rising.
6. To increase in intensity, force, or speed: The wind has risen.
7. To increase in pitch or volume: The sound of their voices rose and fell.
8. To ascend above the horizon: The moon rose an hour after sunset.
9. To extend upward; be prominent: The tower rose above the hill.
10. To slant or slope upward: Denali rises to nearly 6,200 meters.
11. To come into existence; originate: bitterness that rose from hard experience.
12. To be erected: New buildings are rising in the city.
13. To appear at the surface of the water or the earth; emerge.
14. To puff up or become larger; swell up: The bread dough should rise to double its original size.
15. To become stiff and erect: The hair rose on the cat's neck.
16. To attain a higher status: an officer who rose through the ranks.
17. To become apparent to the mind or senses: Old fears rose to haunt me.
18. To uplift oneself to meet a demand or challenge: She rose to the occasion and won the election.
19. To return to life: rose from the dead.
20. To rebel: "the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government" (Abraham Lincoln).
21. To close a session of an official assembly; adjourn.
v.tr.
1. To cause to rise: The dogs will rise the pheasants.
2. To cause (a distant object at sea) to become visible above the horizon by advancing closer.
n.
1. The act of rising; an ascent.
2. The degree of elevation or ascent.
3. The first appearance of a celestial object as it ascends above the horizon.
4. An increase in height, as of the level of water.
5. A gently sloped hill.
6. A long broad elevation that slopes gently from the earth's surface or the ocean floor.
7. An origin, beginning, or source: the rise of the novel.
8. Occasion or opportunity: facts that give rise to doubts about her motives.
9. The emergence of a fish seeking food or bait at the water's surface.
10. An increase in price, worth, quantity, or degree.
11. An increase in intensity, volume, or pitch.
12. Elevation in status, prosperity, or importance: the family's rise in New York society.
13. The height of a flight of stairs or of a single riser.
14. Chiefly British An increase in salary or wages; a raise.
15. Informal An angry or irritated reaction: finally got a rise out of her.
16. The distance between the crotch and waistband in pants, shorts, or underwear.

[Middle English risen, from Old English rīsan; see er- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: rise, ascend, climb, soar, mount1
These verbs mean to move upward from a lower to a higher elevation, position, or amount. Rise has the widest range of application: The sun rises early in the summer. Prices rise and fall. Ascend frequently suggests a gradual but persistent rise: The plane ascended steadily until it was out of sight. She ascended through the ranks to become CEO. Similarly, climb connotes steady, often effortful progress, as against gravity: "You climb up through the little grades and then get to the top" (John Updike).
Soar implies effortless and usually rapid ascent to a great height or noteworthiness: The fly ball soared out of the ballpark. The band's popularity soared after the release of the album. Mount connotes a progressive increase to a higher level: Our expenses mounted fearfully. See Also Synonyms at beginning, stem1.

risen

(ˈrɪzən)
vb
the past participle of rise
adj
(Theology) restored from death; ascended into glory: the risen Christ.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.risen - (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon; "the risen sun"
up - being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up"
Translations

risen

ptp of rise
adj (Rel) the risen Lordder Auferstandene; Jesus Christ is risen!Christ ist erstanden!
References in classic literature ?
There was with her a feeling of having descended in the social scale, with a corresponding sense of having risen in the spiritual.
The moon had risen, and its light was already glancing here and there on the waters above them; but the extremity of the rock where they stood still lay in shadow.
Thorndike had risen, and, in farewell, was holding out his hand to Andrews.
Over her shoulders the newly risen moon poured a flood of silvery light, stretching from her feet across the shining bars of the river to the opposite bank, and on up to the very crest of the Devil's Spur--no longer a huge bulk of crushing shadow, but the steady exaltation of plateau, spur, and terrace clothed with replete and unutterable beauty.
Twice or thrice, for example, during the sunny hours of the day, a water-cart went along by the Pyncheon House, leaving a broad wake of moistened earth, instead of the white dust that had risen at a lady's lightest footfall; it was like a summer shower, which the city authorities had caught and tamed, and compelled it into the commonest routine of their convenience.
I seem to have flung myself -- sick, sin-stained, and sorrow-blackened -- down upon these forest leaves, and to have risen up all made anew, and with new powers to glorify Him that hath been merciful
This person proved, on her presenting herself, for judgment, at a house in Harley Street, that impressed her as vast and imposing--this prospective patron proved a gentleman, a bachelor in the prime of life, such a figure as had never risen, save in a dream or an old novel, before a fluttered, anxious girl out of a Hampshire vicarage.
In the first engraving a noble Sperm Whale is depicted in full majesty of might, just risen beneath the boat from the profundities of the ocean, and bearing high in the air upon his back the terrific wreck of the stoven planks.
Now, the game having risen to leeward, he and the other three German boats that soon followed him, had considerably the start of the Pequod's keels.
The moon had just risen above the hedge, and by its light I could see Smith lying a few yards beyond me.
Before the feast has been five minutes under way, Tamoszius Kuszleika has risen in his excitement; a minute or two more and you see that he is beginning to edge over toward the tables.
There are a perfect host of Clarksons and Wilberforces[4] risen up among us on that subject, most edifying to hear and behold.