on the rise


: increasing in amount, number, level, etc.
Prices are on the rise again.
The water level in the lake is on the rise.
: becoming more successful, popular, etc.
an actress whose career is on the rise

Examples of on the rise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though the gay rights movement was on the rise, homophobia was serious. Haley Van Horn, Peoplemag, 8 June 2024 Together with Heather Lands, another collaboration between MST and Canada Lands, the projects on the rise are slated to add more than 18,000 homes, including thousands of social and affordable units, to Vancouver’s housing stock. Sara Miller Llana, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 June 2024 Tick populations have been on the rise in recent years, thanks to heat and humidity levels climbing across the U.S. with each passing summer. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 June 2024 Those who are 65+ were eligible to get a spring booster, too. COVID-19 cases in the U.S. are on the rise again, and some doctors predicting a summer wave thanks to the rising FLiRT variants. Korin Miller, Verywell Health, 5 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for on the rise 

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“On the rise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20rise. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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