Synonyms for rise
- 1. rise, emergence, outgrowth, growth
- usage: a growth in strength or number or importance
- 2. rise, ascent, ascension, ascending, motion, movement, move
- usage: the act of changing location in an upward direction
- 3. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade, slope, incline, side
- usage: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
- 4. rise, rising, ascent, ascension, change of location, travel
- usage: a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
- 5. raise, rise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase, increase, increment
- usage: the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
- 6. upgrade, rise, rising slope, grade
- usage: the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
- 7. lift, rise, wave, moving ridge
- usage: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
- 8. emanation, rise, procession, origin, origination, inception
- usage: (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
- 9. rise, boost, hike, cost increase, increase, increment
- usage: an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
- 10. advance, rise, increase, step-up
- usage: increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
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- 1. rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise, travel, go, move, locomote, rise up
- usage: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
- 2. rise, go up, climb, grow
- usage: increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
- 3. arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up, change posture
- usage: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
- 4. rise, lift, rear, look, appear, seem
- usage: rise up; "The building rose before them"
- 5. surface, come up, rise up, rise, ascend, go up
- usage: come to the surface
- 6. heighten, rise, increase
- usage: become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
- 7. originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow, become
- usage: come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
- 8. move up, rise, change
- usage: be promoted, move to a better position
- 9. wax, mount, climb, rise, increase
- usage: go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
- 10. get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise
- usage: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
- 11. rise, jump, climb up, change
- usage: rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
- 12. rise, prove, grow
- usage: increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
- 13. rise
- usage: become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
- 14. rise, undertake, tackle, take on
- usage: exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
- 15. rebel, arise, rise, rise up, protest, resist, dissent
- usage: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
- 16. rise, come up, uprise, ascend, rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
- usage: come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
- 17. resurrect, rise, uprise, return, go back, get back, come back
- usage: return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
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