Definitions for risingˈraɪ zɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ris•ingˈraɪ zɪŋ(adj.)

  1. advancing, ascending, or mounting.

  2. growing or advancing to adult years:

    the rising generation.

  3. (adv.)somewhat more than:

    The crop came to rising 6000 bushels.

    Category: Informal

  4. in approach of; almost:

    a lad rising sixteen.

    Category: Informal

  5. (n.)the act of a person or thing that rises.

  6. a rebellion; uprising.

  7. a projection or prominence.

  8. a stringer supporting the thwarts of an open boat.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rise, rising, ascent, ascension(noun)

    a movement upward

    "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

  2. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising(adj)

    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

  3. rising(adj)

    advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status

    "a rising trend"; "a rising market"

  4. acclivitous, rising, uphill(adj)

    sloping upward

  5. emerging, rising(adj)

    coming to maturity

    "the rising generation"

  6. rising(adj)

    newly come into prominence

    "a rising young politician"


  1. rising(Noun)


  2. rising(Adjective)

    that which goes up

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rising

    of Rise

  2. Rising(adj)

    attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon

  3. Rising(adj)

    increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character

  4. Rising(adj)

    growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life; as, the rising generation

  5. Rising

    more than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age

  6. Rising(noun)

    the act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense)

  7. Rising(noun)

    that which rises; a tumor; a boil


  1. Rising, Part 1

    "Rising" is the pilot episode for season one of the military science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis, a Canadian-American spin off series of Stargate SG-1. The episodes were written by executive producers Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper, the episodes were directed by Martin Wood. The episodes is the series strongest episode to date in season 1 on Nielsen household ratings. The episode got strong reviews from major media publishers worldwide. "Rising" is about the establishment of the Atlantis expedition, it follows Major John Sheppard and Colonel Marshall Sumner and their mission to the Pegasus Galaxy in part one. The second part is about the awakening of the Wraith and freeing prisoners of war from them. The pilot has various guest stars from Stargate SG-1 as for example Jack O'Neill and Siler among others.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rising' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2801

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rising' in Adjectives Frequency: #975

Translations for rising

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the act or rising

the rising of the sun.

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