on the rise

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the rise

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

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : to assume an upright position especially from lying, kneeling, or sitting

  2. : to get up from sleep or from one's bed

  3. : to return from death

  1. : a spot higher than surrounding ground : hilltop

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : an act of rising or a state of being risen: such as


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