rise1 W1S2 [raız] v past tense rose [rəuz US rouz] past participle risen [ˈrızən]
2¦(go upwards)¦
4¦(become successful)¦
5¦(be tall)¦
9 rise to the occasion/challenge
10¦(against a government/army)¦
11¦(bread/cakes etc)¦
13¦(alive again)¦
17 rise and shine
Phrasal verbs
 rise above something
 rise to something
[: Old English; Origin: risan]
1.) ¦(INCREASE)¦
to increase in number, amount, or value
= ↑go up
≠ ↑fall rise by
Sales rose by 20% over the Christmas period.
rise from/to
The research budget rose from £175,000 in 1999 to £22.5 million in 2001.
rise above
Temperatures rarely rise above freezing.
rise dramatically/sharply/rapidly/steeply etc
The number of people seeking asylum in the United Kingdom has risen sharply.
The divorce rate has risen steadily since the 1950s.
rising crime/unemployment/inflation etc
The country now faces economic recession and rising unemployment.
The police seem unable to cope with the rising tide of (=large increase in) car crime.
[i]see usage noteraise1
2.) ¦(GO UPWARDS)¦
to go upwards
≠ ↑fall
The floodwaters began to rise again.
She watched the bubbles rise to the surface.
the problems caused by climate change and rising sea levels
rise from
Smoke rose from the chimney.
The road rises steeply from the village.
The waves rose and fell .
3.) ¦(STAND)¦
formal to stand up
Then she picked up her bag and rose to leave.
rise from the table/your chair etc
The chairman rose from his chair and came forward to greet her.
He put down his glass and rose to his feet .
to become important, powerful, successful, or rich
≠ ↑fall rise to
He rose to the rank of major.
rise to prominence/fame/power
He had swiftly risen to prominence during the 1950s.
Mussolini rose to power in Italy in 1922.
people who rise to the top in their chosen professions
rise to do sth
He rose to become chairman of the company.
She had joined the company as a secretary and risen through the ranks (=made progress from a low position to a high position) to become a senior sales director.
5.) ¦(BE TALL)¦ also rise up
to be very tall
rise above
The cliffs rose above them.
rise from
huge rocks rising from the sea
The bridge rose majestically into the air.
a) to be loud enough to be heard
rise from
The sound of traffic rose from the street below.
rise above
Her voice rose above the shouts of the children.
b) to become louder or higher
His voice rose in frustration.
to appear in the sky
≠ ↑set
The sun rises in the east.
8.) ¦(EMOTION)¦
if a feeling or emotion rises, you feel it more and more strongly
She could sense her temper rising again.
There was an atmosphere of rising excitement in the school.
The doctor sounded optimistic and John's hopes rose .
9.) rise to the occasion/challenge
to deal successfully with a difficult situation or problem, especially by working harder or performing better than usual
a young athlete who can certainly rise to the occasion
The team rose to the challenge.
10.)¦(AGAINST A GOVERNMENT/ARMY)¦ also rise up
if a large group of people rise, they try to defeat the government, army etc that is controlling them
They rose up and overthrew the government.
rise against
The prisoners rose against the guards and escaped.
rise in revolt/rebellion
They rose in rebellion against the king.
if bread, cakes etc rise, they become bigger because there is air inside them
12.) ¦(BED)¦
literary to get out of bed in the morning
13.) ¦(ALIVE AGAIN)¦
to come alive after having died
rise from the dead/grave
On the third day Jesus rose from the dead.
if a court or parliament rises, that particular meeting is formally finished
15.) ¦(WIND)¦
formal if the wind rises, it becomes stronger
The wind had risen again and it was starting to rain.
16.) ¦(RIVER)¦
literary if a river rises somewhere, it begins there
The Rhine rises in Switzerland.
17.) rise and shine
spoken used humorously to tell someone to wake up and get out of bed
rise above [rise above sth] phr v
if someone rises above a bad situation or bad influences, they do not let these things affect them because they are mentally strong or have strong moral principles
You expect a certain amount of criticism, but you have to rise above it.
I try to rise above such prejudices.
rise to [rise to sth] phr v
if you rise to a remark, you reply to it rather than ignoring it, especially because it has made you angry
You shouldn't rise to his comments.
He refused to rise to the bait (=react in the way someone wanted him to) .
rise 2
rise2 W2 n
4 give rise to something
5¦(movement up)¦
7 get a rise out of somebody
1.) ¦(INCREASE)¦
an increase in number, amount, or value
≠ ↑fall rise in
We are expecting a sharp rise in interest rates.
an alarming rise in unemployment
There's been a rise in the number of arrests for drug offences.
rise of
Profits went up to £24 million, a rise of 16%.
rent/price rise
Tenants face a 20% rent rise.
2.) ¦(WAGES)¦ BrE
an increase in wages
American Equivalent: raise
He's been promised a rise next year.
The railworkers were offered a 3% pay rise .
3.) ¦(SUCCESS/POWER)¦ [singular]
the achievement of importance, success or power
≠ ↑fall rise of
the rise of fascism
the rise of Napoleon
rise to
Thatcher's rise to power in the late 70s
The band's sudden rise to fame took everyone by surprise.
his swift rise to prominence
the rise and fall of the Roman Empire
4.) give rise to sth
formal to be the reason why something happens, especially something bad or unpleasant
His speech gave rise to a bitter argument.
The President's absence has given rise to speculation about his health.
5.) ¦(MOVEMENT UP)¦ [singular]
a movement upwards
≠ ↑fall rise in
a sudden rise in sea levels
She watched the steady rise and fall of his chest.
6.) ¦(SLOPE)¦
an upward slope or a hill
There's a slight rise in the road.
They topped the rise (=reached the top of the hill) and began a slow descent towards the town.
7.) get a rise out of sb informal
to make someone become annoyed or embarrassed by making a joke about them
make fun of somebody
She enjoys getting a rise out of you.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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