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rise

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1 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position
  • his rapid rise to president of the company

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2 an area of high ground
  • if we can get to the top of that rise, we'll be able to see for miles

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3 an upward slope
  • the rise of the hill was relatively gentle

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5 the act or an instance of rising or climbing up
  • unfortunately, the descent of the balloon was just as swift as its rise

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rise

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1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • the snow accumulation is rising at an alarming rate

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2 to leave one's bed
  • I generally rise around six and leave for work by seven

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3 to move or extend upward
  • mountains majestically rising towards the sky

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Verb

spring, arise, rise, originate, derive, flow, issue, emanate, proceed, stem mean to come up or out of something into existence. spring implies rapid or sudden emerging. an idea that springs to mind arise and rise may both convey the fact of coming into existence or notice but rise often stresses gradual growth or ascent. new questions have arisen slowly rose to prominence originate implies a definite source or starting point. the fire originated in the basement derive implies a prior existence in another form. the holiday derives from an ancient Roman feast flow adds to spring a suggestion of abundance or ease of inception. words flowed easily from her pen issue suggests emerging from confinement through an outlet. blood issued from the cut emanate applies to the coming of something immaterial (such as a thought) from a source. reports emanating from the capital proceed stresses place of origin, derivation, parentage, or logical cause. advice that proceeds from the best of intentions stem implies originating by dividing or branching off from something as an outgrowth or subordinate development. industries stemming from space research

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