Synonyms and definition of the word or term



  • S: (n) emanation , procession (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. (the emanation of the Holy Spirit | the rising of the Holy Ghost | the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son)
  • S: (n) ascension , ascent , rising a movement upward. (they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon)
  • S: (n) lift a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground.
  • S: (n) boost , cost increase , hike an increase in cost. (they asked for a 10% rise in rates)
  • S: (n) acclivity , ascent , climb , raise , upgrade an upward slope or grade (as in a road). (the car couldn't make it up the rise)
  • S: (n) advance increase in price or value. (the news caused a general advance on the stock market)
  • S: (n) ascending , ascension , ascent the act of changing location in an upward direction.
  • S: (n) hike , raise , salary increase , wage hike , wage increase the amount a salary is increased. (he got a 3% raise | he got a wage hike)
  • S: (n) rising slope , upgrade the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.


  • S: (v) heighten become more extreme. (The tension heightened)
  • S: (v) arise , develop , grow , originate , spring up , uprise come into existence; take on form or shape. (A new religious movement originated in that country | a love that sprang up from friendship | the idea for the book grew out of a short story | An interesting phenomenon uprose)
  • S: (v) come up , rise up , surface come to the surface.
  • S: (v) ascend , come up , uprise come up, of celestial bodies. (The sun also rises | The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled... | Jupiter ascends)
  • S: (v) arise , get up , turn out , uprise get up and out of bed. (I get up at 7 A.M. every day | They rose early | He uprose at night)
  • S: (v) climb , mount , wax go up or advance. (Sales were climbing after prices were lowered)
  • S: (v) climb , go up increase in value or to a higher point. (prices climbed steeply | the value of our house rose sharply last year)
  • S: (v) prove increase in volume. (the dough rose slowly in the warm room)
  • S: (v) ascend , move up move to a better position in life or to a better job. (She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great renown)
  • S: (v) arise , come up , go up , lift , move up , uprise move upward. (The fog lifted | The smoke arose from the forest fire | The mist uprose from the meadows)
  • S: (v) resurrect , uprise return from the dead. (Christ is risen! | The dead are to uprise)
  • S: (v) climb up , jump rise in rank or status. (Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list)
  • S: (v) arise , get up , stand up , uprise rise to one's feet. (The audience got up and applauded)
  • S: (v) lift , rear rise up. (The building rose before them)
  • S: (v) arise , rebel , rise up take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance.


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