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Meaning of RISING

Pronunciation:  'rIzeeng

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
  2. [n]  a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
  3. [adj]  newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician"
  4. [adj]  coming to maturity; "the rising generation"
  5. [adj]  sloping upward
  6. [adj]  (of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon; "the rising sun"
  7. [adj]  advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
  8. [adj]  preceding the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot; "the rising action"
  9. [adj]  increasing in amount or degree; "rising prices"

RISING is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: acclivitous, ascending(a), ascension, ascent, building(a), bull(a), emerging, future, heightening(a), improving, increasing, insurrection, new, rebellion, revolt, rise, up, uphill, uprising
 Antonyms: fall, falling, setting
 See Also: battle, change of location, climb, climbing, conflict, elevation, Great Revolt, heave, heaving, insurgency, intifada, lift, liftoff, mounting, mutiny, Peasant's Revolt, raising, rapid climb, rapid growth, struggle, takeoff, travel, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upthrow, upthrust, zoom



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ris"ing\, a.
    1. Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward
       direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the
       rising moon.
    2. Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising
       state; a rising character.
             Among the rising theologians of Germany. --Hare.
    3. Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of
       active life; as, the rising generation.
  2. \Ris"ing\, prep.
    More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six
    years of age. [Colloq. & Low, U.S.]
  3. \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.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are rising high into the air means that you will find unexpected wealth and pleasures. Dreaming that you are rising to a high position means that determination and knowledge will bring you desired wealth.