What does rising mean?

Definitions for risingˈraɪ zɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rising.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. rising(Noun)

    rebellion

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rising

    rī′zing, n. act of rising: a revolt: resurrection: the quantity of dough set to rise at one time: (B.) a tumour.—adj. increasing in importance: advancing: approaching a specified amount, as rising three years old.—ns. Rī′sing-lark, the skylark; Rī′sing-line, a line drawn to determine the sweep of the floor-heads throughout the ship's length; Rī′sing-main, the column of pumps in a mine through which water is lifted to the surface; Rī′sing-seat, in a Friends' meeting, that occupied by ministers and elders.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rising in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vince Lombardi:

    Our greatest glory was not in never falling, but in rising when we fell.

  2. Confucius:

    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

  3. Nelson Mandela:

    The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If rising makes you famous, don’t give up rising, but find a safe port where you can be unreachable!

  5. Fflur Roberts:

    Africa is one of the fastest growing regions in terms of middle class, it's due to a mix of rising incomes, rising population but also growth slowing in other emerging markets.

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