What does rising mean?

Definitions for rising
ˈraɪ zɪŋris·ing

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.

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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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. Mark Jones:

    I think the top eight candidates are comfortable where they are, [The others] are pushing the envelope with the goal of rising above the dust that was created when you have 17 candidates running.

  2. Mike Parson:

    The rising floodwaters are affecting more Missouri communities and farms, closing more roads and threatening levees, water treatment plants and other critical infrastructure.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Change is always inevitable, because nothing stays still forever. You can't stop the Change, but you can surely do your best to manage it most effectively. When you can't stop the rising waves, you must strive to be the best at surfing. You'll then enjoy riding the waves, instead of being drowned by them. The same strategy applies to riding the waves of challenges, especially when the tides get high in the ocean of life.

  4. Tian Weidong:

    The market has been rising for the past few days and today we are seeing the trend continue among large caps, although the ECB announcement is good news, Chinese investors are cautious leading up to the weekend, particularly after last Friday's crackdown.

  5. Howie Lee:

    There is a perfect mix of ingredients for gold's rush to the top - a weak macroeconomic environment, low bond yields, soft dollar and rising geopolitical tensions.

Images & Illustrations of rising

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