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Definitions of rising

  1.   organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
  2.   newly come into prominence; " a rising young politician"
  3.   increasing in amount or degree; " rising prices"
  4.   Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character.
  5.   preceding the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot; " the rising action"
  6.   Act of getting up or ascending; insurrection; a tumour; act of closing a session; resurrection.
  7.   Act of getting up from any recumbent posture; a tumour; ascent; act of reviving from the dead; an insurrection against government; sedition; prorogation of Parliament; the close of the sitting of a court.
  8.   Act of rising: resurrection: ( B.) a tumor.
  9.   sloping upward
  10.   advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; " a rising trend"; " a rising market"
  11.   Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life; as, the rising generation.
  12.   Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon.
  13.   Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; growing to manhood.
  14.   coming to maturity; " the rising generation"
  15.   More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.
  16.   That which rises; a tumor; a boil.
  17.   of Rise
  18.   a movement upward; " they cheered the rise of the hot- air balloon"
  19.   The act of one who, or that which, rises ( in any sense).
  20.   ( of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon; " the rising sun"
  21.   Mounting; advancing; appearing above the horizon; increasing, as in wealth or position; reviving from death.

Antonyms for rising

decrease, plop, comedown, counterinsurgency, sinking, fall, past, setting, dive, old, drop, plunge, falling, present, nosedive, soft, downgrade, decline, counterrevolution, dip, descent, downfall, descending, down, plummeting.

Quotes of rising

  1. The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today- pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources- are not about monetary policy. – Timothy Geithner
  2. The bourgeoisie and the petty bourgeoisie have armed themselves against the rising proletariat with, among other things, 'culture.' – George Grosz
  3. Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future. – Paul Hawken
  4. The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors. – William Hazlitt
  5. It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats. – John Hoeven
  6. Rising genius always shoots out its rays from among the clouds, but these will gradually roll away and disappear as it ascends to its steady luster. – Washington Irving
  7. I'm a political scientist and I study these things, and I know that economic problems, with the rising unemployment and inflation and low productivity and so forth, were a factor in that election, in that defeat of President Carter. – Jeane Kirkpatrick
  8. May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks. – Joseph Lancaster
  9. Bourgeois class domination is undoubtedly an historical necessity, but, so too, the rising of the working class against it. Capital is an historical necessity, but, so too, its grave digger, the socialist proletariat. – Rosa Luxemburg
  10. The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity. – David O. McKay
  11. The sea is not rising It hasn't risen in 50 years. – Nils-Axel Morner
  12. A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising Because I keep on producing books they say there must be something wrong with this fellow. – J. B. Priestley
  13. The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees. – Jim Ryun
  14. I think the rising and falling popularity of areas like hard SF and far -future SF is, to a considerable extent, the same as any other fashion. – Stanley Schmidt
  15. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. – George Washington

Usage examples for rising

  1. “ " I didn't know you were there, Sir," said Fleda, suddenly rising – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. The sun was rising when at last she fell asleep, and she did not awake until nearly noon. ” – The Title Market by Emily Post
  3. “ " That's it- a Russian," answered Captain Cable, rising and looking at the clock. ” – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  4. But the river isn't rising – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  5. Two pictures kept rising up in his mind. ” – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  6. At last I saw before me a hill, rising out of the plain. ” – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. The sun was just rising and everything was quiet in the camp. ” – The Dare Boys of 1776 by Stephen Angus Cox
  8. “ " I'll go to her at once," said Alice rising – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  9. “ " Yes," he groaned, rising – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  10. “ " That's a rising man," said Mr. Carden; " and may draw a hundred of his class to the 'Gosshawk. ” – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  11. “ " The wind does appear to be rising Penny agreed. ” – Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery by Joan Clark
  12. There will come this rising that the priests speak of- yes! ” – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  13. “ " It will be a first- rate game," he said, rising to his feet; " I think better than Joseph!" ” – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  14. “ " I forgot we couldn't smoke," de Cartienne said, rising – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. “ " I beg you will answer me one question more," said the prince, rising from his seat. ” – The Ghost-Seer (or The Apparitionist), and Sport of Destiny by Frederich Schiller
  16. “ " My dear," said the Duke, rising up and coming to her, " I am very glad to see you. ” – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  17. “ " I remember you well," the other said, rising and giving him his hand. ” – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  18. As for the lamp, in the act of rising he struck it with his foot, and picked it up. ” – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  19. Rising they rested on Kate's face. ” – The Untamed by Max Brand
  20. “ Peggy's rising temper almost got the better of her. ” – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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