To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: -- (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait.
To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.
To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet.
To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction.
To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.
Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.
To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill.
an increase or upward movement; an increase in salary (US: a raise in salary).
the act of changing location in an upward direction
an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
Bottom of low relief at the base of the continental slope.
Underground shaft driven upwards.
In a roof, the vertical distance between the supporting wall's cap plate and the point where a line, drawn through the outside edge of the cap plate and parallel to the roof's slope, intersects the center line of the ridgeboard.