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rising

noun

Simple Definition of rising

  • : a violent attempt by a group of people in a country to remove a leader or government

Full Definition of rising

Examples of rising

  1. He was the leader of an armed rising against the elected government.

  2. <a great rising of the people was all it took to bring down a regime that imagined that it would endure for a thousand years>



14th Century

First Known Use of rising

14th century

Rhymes with rising


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rising

adverb

Definition of rising

  1. :  approaching a stated age :  nearly <a red cow rising four years old — Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Journal>



Circa 1772

First Known Use of rising

circa 1772



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