What does rising mean?

Definitions for rising
ˈraɪ zɪŋris·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rise, rising, ascent, ascensionnoun

    a movement upward

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

  2. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprisingadjective

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

  3. risingadjective

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

    "a rising trend"; "a rising market"

  4. acclivitous, rising, uphilladjective

    sloping upward

  5. emerging, risingadjective

    coming to maturity

    "the rising generation"

  6. risingadjective

    newly come into prominence

    "a rising young politician"

Wiktionary

  1. risingnoun

    rebellion

  2. risingadjective

    that which goes up

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rising

    of Rise

  2. Risingadjective

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

  3. Risingadjective

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

  4. Risingadjective

    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. Risingnoun

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

  7. Risingnoun

    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.

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  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

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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. Emeasoba George:

    Never falling/failing doesn't make anyone unyielding. Yes, it's ever rising/forging ahead in spite of failure that makes one unyielding.

  2. Tatsushi Maeno:

    There are concerns over 'Brexit' as polls seem to suggest the probability of Britain leaving Europe is rising, you can't buy risks assets under such conditions even if you want to.

  3. Panmao Zhai:

    One of the key messages that comes out very strongly from this report is that we are already seeing the consequences of 1 degree C of global warming through more extreme weather, rising sea levels and diminishing Arctic sea ice, among other changes.

  4. Thomas Wilson:

    What's driving the market right now is earnings and oil, if earnings results come in above the very low bar of expectations that are out there, and you combine that with a continued rising price of oil, that should equate to an upward trend in the market next week.

  5. Jonathan Miller:

    The number is rising, but it is not on par with a year ago.

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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    • A. imperviousness
    • B. foumart
    • C. congius
    • D. confrere

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