rising

[RisĀ·ing]

Sloping upward

...

More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.

Noun
organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

Noun
a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

Adjective S.
newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician"

Adjective S.
coming to maturity; "the rising generation"

Adjective S.
sloping upward

...

Adjective
(of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon; "the rising sun"

Adjective
advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"

Adjective S.
increasing in amount or degree; "rising prices"


p. pr. & vb. n.
of Rise

a.
Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon.

a.
Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character.

a.
Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life; as, the rising generation.

prep.
More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.

n.
The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).

n.
That which rises; a tumor; a boil.


Rising

Ris"ing, prep. More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age. [Colloq. & Low, U.S.]

Rising

Ris"ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense). 2. That which rises; a tumor; a boil. Lev. xiii. 10. Rising main (Waterworks), the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir.

More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.

The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).

...

Usage Examples

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.

But, as environment minister, I am very interested in a thriving German automobile industry, because I can only pay for the rising costs of environmental protection at home and abroad if there are people in Germany with jobs and who pay taxes.

I fear that the rising personal bankruptcies and repossessions are the first signs of bigger problems to come and personal debt - Gordon Brown's legacy to millions of Britain's families - will hang like a millstone around the neck of the British people for years to come.

A perfect storm is in the making: financial uncertainty, economic downturn, government cuts, rising unemployment and a future that looks less clear the more we try to fathom it.

American families, families back home in Minnesota, know only too well that out-of-pocket expenses for health care have been rising at an astonishing rate.

As I travel around Idaho and visit with seniors, I hear almost universal concern about the rising cost of health care, particularly the cost of prescription drugs.

Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us.

Misspelled Form

rising, erising, 4rising, 5rising, trising, frising, eising, 4ising, 5ising, tising, fising, reising, r4ising, r5ising, rtising, rfising, ruising, r8ising, r9ising, roising, rjising, rkising, rusing, r8sing, r9sing, rosing, rjsing, rksing, riusing, ri8sing, ri9sing, riosing, rijsing, riksing, riasing, riwsing, riesing, ridsing, rixsing, rizsing, riaing, riwing, rieing, riding, rixing, rizing, risaing, riswing, riseing, risding, risxing, riszing, risuing, ris8ing, ris9ing, risoing, risjing, risking, risung, ris8ng, ris9ng, risong, risjng, riskng, risiung, risi8ng, risi9ng, risiong, risijng, risikng, risibng, risihng, risijng, risimng, risi ng, risibg, risihg, risijg, risimg, risi g, risinbg, risinhg, risinjg, risinmg, risin g, risinfg, risintg, risinyg, risinhg, risinbg, risinvg, risinf, risint, risiny, risinh, risinb, risinv, risingf, risingt, risingy, risingh, risingb, risingv.

Other Usage Examples

Every year, August lashes out in volcanic fury, rising with the din of morning traffic, its great metallic wings smashing against the ground, heating the air with ever-increasing intensity.

I don't ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful.

I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.

I don't want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.

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.

I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole century has been about, people liberating themselves, freeing themselves.

A successful society is characterized by a rising living standard for its population, increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure, and the generation of additional surplus, which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology.

Comments


Browse Dictionary