What does risen mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. risenadjective

    (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon

    "the risen sun"


  1. risen

    Risen is the past participle of the verb "rise," which means to move from a lower position to a higher one; get up or off the ground; increase in amount or level; or become successful or well known. In religious context, it often refers to Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Risen

    of Rise

  2. Risen

    p. p. & a. from Rise

  3. Risen

    obs. imp. pl. of Rise


  1. Risen

    Risen is the debut album by South African gothic rock band The Awakening released in April 1997. The record contains the hit single "The Sounds of Silence" an adaptation of the song by Simon and Garfunkel. The cover achieved massive popularity throughout South Africa and remains one of the band's most renowned singles. Musically, the album emphasizes traditional gothic rock style reminiscent of bands such as The Damned, The Cult, and The Sisters of Mercy.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. RISEN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Risen is ranked #40554 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Risen surname appeared 539 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Risen.

    93.3% or 503 total occurrences were White.
    2.2% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
    1.6% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

Anagrams for risen »

  1. reins

  2. resin

  3. rinse

  4. serin

  5. siren

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of risen in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of risen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of risen in a Sentence

  1. Rep Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee:

    Over and over again, people at home tell us that their insurance has become too expensive to use. Premiums escalated by double digits in a single year, copayments and deductibles have likewise risen. People are learning that simply having an Obamacare insurance card is not the same as actual access to affordable healthcare.

  2. Tatsushi Maeno:

    Although oil prices have risen sharply from the trough, many investors are not yet convinced if things have improved that much and I suspect they judged now is a good time to sell, but I do believe that this year the global economy will prove better than last year.

  3. Brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana:

    This means that the number of the deceased has now risen to seven -- all of them South Africans, and in their 20s, we have not made any arrests at this stage. However, we have opened seven cases of murder for investigation.

  4. Campos Neto:

    Brazil has a lot of reserves, and as a percentage of GDP they have actually risen because the (FX) depreciation has been greater than the amount we have sold, there is a lot of room to sell reserves. We will continue intervening, and may even increase that intervention if we believe it is necessary.

  5. Chhay Eang:

    The political temperature has risen following arrests and jailings so we need to find the solution to this.

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