Synonyms and Antonyms of rise

  1. 1 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position his rapid rise to president of the company Synonyms ascent, creation, elevation, preference, preferment, promotion, advancement, upgrade, upgradingRelated Words aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnificationNear Antonyms deposition, dethronement, discharge, dismissal, expulsion, impeachment, ouster, overthrow, removal, suspension, unmaking, unseating; downfall, fallAntonyms abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction

  2. 2 an area of high ground if we can get to the top of that rise, we'll be able to see for miles Synonyms altitude(s), elevation, eminence, highland, hill, hump, mound, prominence, height, uplandRelated Words alp, mount, mountain, peak; butte, mesa, plateau, table, tableland; bluff, cliff, crag, precipice, steep, tor; ridge, sierra; dome, sugarloaf; foothill, hillock, hummock, knob, knoll; downsNear Antonyms dale, dell, depression, dingle, glen, hollow, vale, valley; basin, bottom, bottomland, fen, flat, floodplain, plain, tidewaterAntonyms lowland

  3. 3 an upward slope the rise of the hill was relatively gentle Synonyms acclivity, hill, ascent, upgrade, uphill, upriseRelated Words cant, diagonal, glacis, grade, gradient, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, tilt; climb, hump, mound, ridge, swellNear Antonyms basin, depression, hollowAntonyms declension, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, downhill, drop-off, fall, hang, hanging

  4. 4 something added (as by growth) an unexpected rise in prices Synonyms accretion, accrual, addendum, addition, augmentation, boost, expansion, gain, increment, more, plus, proliferation, raise, increase, step-up, supplement, uptickRelated Words accumulation, assemblage, collection, gathering; complement; accession, appendix, continuation, extension, uptrend, upturn; jump, run-up, spikeNear Antonyms deduction, subtractionAntonyms abatement, decline, decrease, decrement, depletion, diminishment, diminution, drop-off, fall, falloff, lessening, loss, lowering, reduction, shrinkage, step-down

  5. 5 the act or an instance of rising or climbing up unfortunately, the descent of the balloon was just as swift as its rise Synonyms ascension, climb, ascent, rising, soarRelated Words boost, hike, increase, raise; blastoff, elevation, hoist, levitation, liftoff, raising, takeoff; heave, thrust, upheaval, uplifting, upraising, upsurge, upsweep, upswing, upthrust, uptrend, upturn, upwellingNear Antonyms plop, plummeting, sinking; decline, decrease, down; comedown, downfall, downgradeAntonyms descent, dip, dive, drop, fall, nosedive, plunge



Synonyms and Antonyms of rise

  1. 1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number the snow accumulation is rising at an alarming rate Synonyms accelerate, accumulate, appreciate, balloon, boom, build up, burgeon (also bourgeon), climb, enlarge, escalate, expand, gain, mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, increase, roll up, snowball, spread, swell, waxRelated Words jump, rocket, skyrocket, surge; heighten, intensify, redouble; blow up, bulk, distend, inflate, puff (up); crescendo, crest, peakAntonyms contract, decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, recede, wane

  2. 2 to leave one's bed I generally rise around six and leave for work by seven Synonyms get up, arise, roll out, turn out, upriseRelated Words arouse, awake, awaken, bestir, stir, wakeNear Antonyms catnap, doze, drop off, lie up, nap, nod, rest, sleep, slumber, snooze; bunk, perch, roost, settle; couch, doss (down) [chiefly British], flop (down), lie (down), reclineAntonyms bed (down), retire, turn in

  3. 3 to move or extend upward mountains majestically rising towards the sky Synonyms arise, aspire, climb, lift, mount, ascend, soar, thrust, up, uprise, upthrust, upturnRelated Words surge, tower; boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise; balloon, blast off, take off, zoom; crest, scale, surmount, top; cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slideAntonyms decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge

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