Synonyms for (noun) rise

Synonyms: rise, ascending, ascension, ascent

Definition: the act of changing location in an upward direction

Similar words: motion, move, movement

Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another

Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path


Synonyms: rise, advance

Definition: increase in price or value

Usage: the news caused a general advance on the stock market

Similar words: step-up, increase

Definition: the act of increasing something

Usage: he gave me an increase in salary


Synonyms: rise, rising slope, upgrade

Definition: the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises

Similar words: grade

Definition: the gradient of a slope or road or other surface

Usage: the road had a steep grade


Synonyms: raise, rise, hike, wage hike, wage increase, salary increase

Definition: the amount a salary is increased

Usage: he got a 3% raise; he got a wage hike

Similar words: increase, increment

Definition: the amount by which something increases

Usage: they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare


Synonyms: hike, rise, cost increase, boost

Definition: an increase in cost

Usage: they asked for a 10% rise in rates

Similar words: increase, increment

Definition: the amount by which something increases

Usage: they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare


Synonyms: rise

Definition: a growth in strength or number or importance

Similar words: growth, emergence, outgrowth

Definition: the gradual beginning or coming forth

Usage: figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece


Synonyms: procession, rise, emanation

Definition: (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost

Usage: the emanation of the Holy Spirit; the rising of the Holy Ghost; the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son

Similar words: origin, origination, inception

Definition: an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events


Synonyms: rise, lift

Definition: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

Similar words: wave, moving ridge

Definition: one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)


Synonyms: rise, rising, ascension, ascent

Definition: a movement upward

Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Similar words: change of location, travel

Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something


Synonyms: ascent, acclivity, climb, upgrade, rise, raise

Definition: an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

Usage: the car couldn't make it up the rise

Similar words: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain

Synonyms for (verb) rise

Synonyms: resurrect, rise, uprise

Definition: return from the dead

Usage: Christ is risen!; The dead are to uprise

Similar words: return

Definition: go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

Usage: return to your native land; the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean


Synonyms: climb, rise, go up

Definition: increase in value or to a higher point

Usage: prices climbed steeply; the value of our house rose sharply last year

Similar words: grow

Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast


Synonyms: rise, climb up, jump

Definition: rise in rank or status

Usage: Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: heighten, rise

Definition: become more extreme

Usage: The tension heightened

Similar words: increase

Definition: make bigger or more

Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted


Synonyms: climb, wax, mount, rise

Definition: go up or advance

Usage: Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: rise

Definition: exert oneself to meet a challenge

Usage: rise to a challenge; rise to the occasion

Similar words: tackle, take on, undertake

Definition: accept as a challenge

Usage: I'll tackle this difficult task


Synonyms: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

Definition: move upward

Usage: The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: move up, rise, ascend

Definition: move to a better position in life or to a better job

Usage: She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: come up, uprise, rise, ascend

Definition: come up, of celestial bodies

Usage: The sun also rises; The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...; Jupiter ascends

Similar words: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

Definition: move upward

Usage: The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows


Synonyms: prove, rise

Definition: increase in volume

Usage: the dough rose slowly in the warm room

Similar words: grow

Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast


Synonyms: rise, arise, stand up, get up, uprise

Definition: rise to one's feet

Usage: The audience got up and applauded

Similar words: change posture

Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture


Synonyms: come up, surface, rise, rise up

Definition: come to the surface

Similar words: ascend, go up

Definition: travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

Usage: go up a ladder; The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope


Synonyms: rise, rise up, rebel, arise

Definition: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

Similar words: dissent, resist, protest

Definition: express opposition through action or words

Usage: dissent to the laws of the country


Synonyms: grow, arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise

Definition: come into existence; take on form or shape

Usage: 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

Similar words: become

Definition: come into existence

Usage: What becomes has duration


Synonyms: lift, rear, rise

Definition: rise up

Usage: The building rose before them

Similar words: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time