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rising

noun ris·ing \ ˈrī-ziŋ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of rising

Examples of rising in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of rising

14th century


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rising

adverb

Definition of rising

:approaching a stated age :nearly
  • a red cow rising four years old
  • Lancaster (Pa.) Jour.

First Known Use of rising

1734


RISING Defined for English Language Learners

rising

noun

Definition of rising for English Language Learners

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



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