What does rising mean?

Definitions for rising
ˈraɪ zɪŋris·ing

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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"

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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rising

    In heraldry, a term applied to a bird when represented opening his wings as if about to take flight.

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

How to pronounce rising?

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    Karen
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How to say rising in sign language?

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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

Examples of rising in a Sentence

  1. The NWHL:

    We subscribe to the theory that a rising tide lifts all boats.

  2. Mohamed Adow:

    At a time when scientists are queuing up to warn about terrifying consequences if emissions keep rising, and school children are taking to the streets in their millions, what we have here in Madrid is a betrayal of people across the world.

  3. Chip Fletcher:

    Our understanding is that these islands are formed as sea level falls, sea levels are rising right now so the fundamental basis for forming these islands no longer exists.

  4. Jerome Powell:

    You are seeing strong durable goods sales. You are seeing housing now contributing to growth for the first time in a while. And you are seeing retail sales, more broadly, monetary policy is also supporting household spending and home buying by keeping the labor market strong, keeping workers incomes rising, and keeping consumer confidence at high levels.

  5. John McCain:

    A North Korean missile with a nuclear payload capable of striking an American city is no longer a distant hypothetical, but an imminent danger -- one that poses a real and rising risk of conflict.

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    one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
    • A. auspices
    • B. defilement
    • C. instigation
    • D. ventricle

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