[ US /ˈɹaɪzɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈa‍ɪzɪŋ/ ]
  1. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
  2. a movement upward
    they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  1. newly come into prominence
    a rising young politician
  2. sloping upward
  3. advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status
    a rising trend
    a rising market
  4. coming to maturity
    the rising generation
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How To Use rising In A Sentence

  • In a sense the inclusion of an implied term of correspondence with description is a little surprising.
  • Digital technology comes to us heralded by a great deal of utopian ballyhoo, but in some surprising ways it discourages creativity.
  • Though serfs were freed in 1864, they remained poor sharecroppers and staged a massive peasant uprising in 1907.
  • The 27 models on display in Washington, supplemented by paintings, drawings, sculpture and medallions, show the products of a rising social structure and new technique.
  • a rising young politician
  • Seizures are most likely to occur early in an illness (such as roseola, colds, gastrointestinal infection) when the fever is rising quickly.
  • To the left a small party was holding an entrenched position on rising ground. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is therefore unsurprising that such seizures are sometimes confused with panic attacks.
  • Fifty years on and technology seems to have leapt on by generations as you see the mushroom shaped cloud of the first nuclear test bomb rising high above the New Mexico desert.
  • This is not by any means the only instance of financial incompetence on the part of our various Scottish ancestors, nor indeed of the tendency to resort to violence, and those patterns offer surprisingly little reassurance from the genetic standpoint. Archive 2009-03-01
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