Synonyms for rising


1. rise, rising, ascent, ascension, change of location, travel
usage: a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
2. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising, conflict, struggle, battle
usage: organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another


1. rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
2. rise, go up, climb, grow
usage: increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
3. arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up, change posture
usage: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
4. rise, lift, rear, look, appear, seem
usage: rise up; "The building rose before them"
5. surface, come up, rise up, rise, ascend, go up
usage: come to the surface
6. originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow, become
usage: come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
7. ascend, move up, rise, change
usage: move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great
8. wax, mount, climb, rise, increase
usage: go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
9. heighten, rise, increase
usage: become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
10. get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise
usage: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
11. rise, jump, climb up, change
usage: rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
12. rise
usage: become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
13. rise, undertake, tackle, take on
usage: exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
14. rebel, arise, rise, rise up, protest, resist, dissent
usage: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
15. rise, prove, grow
usage: increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
16. rise, come up, uprise, ascend, rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
usage: come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
17. resurrect, rise, uprise, return
usage: return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"


1. rising (vs. falling), improving, up
usage: advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
2. acclivitous, rising, uphill, ascending(prenominal) (vs. descending)
usage: sloping upward
3. emerging, rising, future (vs. past) (vs. present)
usage: coming to maturity; "the rising generation"
4. rising, new (vs. old)
usage: newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician"
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