(noun, adjective, verb, preposition)


1. advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status

- a rising trend

- a rising market

Similar word(s): improving, up

2. sloping upward

Similar word(s): ascending, acclivitous, uphill

3. coming to maturity

- the rising generation

Similar word(s): future, emerging

4. newly come into prominence

- a rising young politician

Similar word(s): new


1. a movement upward

Similar word(s): ascension, ascent, rise

Definition categories: event, travel

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

Similar word(s): insurrection, rebellion, revolt, uprising

Definition categories: act, battle, conflict, struggle

Sentences with rising as a noun:

- the risings and fallings of a thermometer

- salt rising; milk rising


1. (US, slang, dated) More than; exceeding; upwards of.

- a horse rising six years of age


1. present participle of rise