- rise [rīz]vi.rose, risen [riz′ən] rising [ME risen < OE risan, akin to OHG risan, ON risa < IE * ereis-, extension of base * er-, to set in motion, raise > RUN, L oriri, to rise, Gr ornynai, to arouse]I to get up1. to stand or assume a vertical or more nearly vertical position, after sitting, kneeling, or lying2. to get up after sleeping or resting3. to rebel; revolt4. to end an official assembly or meeting; adjourn5. to rise from the dead; resurrectII to go up1. to go to a higher place or position; ascend2. to appear above the horizon [the moon rose]3. to attain greater height or a higher level [the river rose rapidly]4. to advance in social status, rank, importance, etc.; become rich, famous, successful, etc.5. to become erect or rigid6. to form an elevation; extend upward [the tower rising above the trees]7. to have an upward incline or slant [hills rising steeply]8. to move upward to the surface of the water, as a fish seeking to take a fly, bait, etc.III to increase in some way1. to increase in amount, degree, quantity, price, etc.2. to increase in volume of sound; become louder, shriller, etc.3. to become stronger, more vivid, more buoyant, etc. [his spirits rose]4. to become larger and puffier: used esp. of dough containing yeastIV to appear by or as by rising1. to originate, begin, or spring up2. to have its source: said of a stream3. to happen; occur4. to become apparent to the senses or the mind [land rising ahead of the ship]5. to be stirred up; become aroused [to make someone's temper rise]6. to be built [a house rising on the hill]vt.to cause to rise, as birds from cover or a fish to the surface of the watern.1. the actual or refracted appearance of the sun, moon, etc. above the horizon2. upward movement; ascent3. an advance in social status, rank, importance, etc.4. the appearance of a fish at the water's surface5. a piece of high or rising ground; hill6. a slope upward7. the vertical height of something, as of a flight of stairs or a single step8. an increase in9.a) height, as of water levelb) volume or pitch of a soundc) degree, amount, price, value, etc.10. a beginning, origin, springing up, etc.11. Brit. a raise (in wages, etc.)——————get a rise out ofSlang to draw a desired response from by teasing or provoking——————give rise toto cause to appear or come into existence——————rise toto prove oneself capable of coping with [to rise to the occasion]SYN.- RISE and ARISE both imply a coming into being, action, notice, etc., but RISE carries an added implication of ascent [empires rise and fall ] and ARISE is often used to indicate a causal relationship [accidents arise from carelessness ]; SPRING implies sudden emergence [weeds sprang up in the garden ]; ORIGINATE is used in indicating a definite source, beginning, or prime cause [psychoanalysis originated with Freud ]; DERIVE implies a proceeding or developing from something else that is the source [this word derives from the Latin ]; FLOW suggests a streaming from a source like water [“Praise God, from whom all blessings flow” ]; ISSUE suggests emergence through an outlet [not a word issued from his lips ]; EMANATE implies the flowing forth from a source of something that is nonmaterial or intangible [rays of light emanating from the sun ]; STEM1 implies outgrowth as from a root or a main stalk [modern detective fiction stems from Poe ]
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.