Definitions of rising
  1. adjective
    sloping upward
    synonyms: acclivitous, uphill
    moving or going or growing upward
  2. adjective
    advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status
    “a rising trend”
    “a rising market”
    improving, up
    getting higher or more vigorous
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    becoming lower or less in degree or value
    becoming progressively lower
    (of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value
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  3. adjective
    newly come into prominence
    “a rising young politician”
    not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
  4. adjective
    coming to maturity
    “the rising generation”
    synonyms: emerging
    yet to be or coming
  5. noun
    a movement upward
    synonyms: ascension, ascent, rise
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    a movement downward
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    climb, climbing, mounting
    an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    elevation, lift, raising
    the event of something being raised upward
    heave, heaving
    an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    the initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad
    rapid climb, rapid growth, zoom
    a rapid rise
    the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
    upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust
    (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    the rise of something
    type of:
    change of location, travel
    a movement through space that changes the location of something
  6. noun
    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    synonyms: insurrection, rebellion, revolt, uprising
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    Peasant's Revolt
    a widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England; suppressed by Richard II
    Indian Mutiny
    discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)
    insurgence, insurgency
    an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    intifada, intifadah
    an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
    open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
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    battle, conflict, struggle
    an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
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