rising

Primary Meanings of rising

1.
adjn
sloping upward
a movement upward
2.
n
organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
Full Definitions of rising
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adj sloping upward

Synonyms:
acclivitous, uphill
ascending
moving or going or growing upward

adj advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status

“a rising trend”
“a rising market”
Synonyms:
improving, up
getting higher or more vigorous
Antonyms:
falling
becoming lower or less in degree or value
down
becoming progressively lower
soft
(of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value
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adj newly come into prominence

“a rising young politician”
Synonyms:
new
not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered

adj coming to maturity

“the rising generation”
Synonyms:
emerging
future
yet to be or coming

n a movement upward

Synonyms:
ascension, ascent, rise
Antonyms:
fall
a movement downward
Types:
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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)
liftoff
the initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad
rapid climb, rapid growth, zoom
a rapid rise
takeoff
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)
uplifting
the rise of something
Type of:
change of location, travel
a movement through space that changes the location of something
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n organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

Synonyms:
insurrection, rebellion, revolt, uprising
Examples:
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)
Types:
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
mutiny
open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
Type of:
battle, conflict, struggle
an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

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