Synonyms and Antonyms of rising

  1. 1 open fighting against authority (as one's own government) 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 Synonyms insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, mutiny, outbreak, revolt, revolution, rebellion, uprisingRelated Words coup, coup d'état (or coup d'etat), overthrow; misprision, sedition, treachery, treason; sabotage, subversionNear Antonyms counterinsurgency, counterrevolution

  2. 2 the act or an instance of rising or climbing up the rising of the sun Synonyms ascension, climb, rise, ascent, 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

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