English dictionary definition of:



  • the act of changing location in an upward direction
  • increase in price or value
  • the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
  • the amount a salary is increased
  • an increase in cost
  • a growth in strength or number or importance
  • (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
  • a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  • a movement upward
  • an upward slope or grade (as in a road)


  • get up and out of bed
  • return from the dead
  • increase in value or to a higher point
  • rise in rank or status
  • become more extreme
  • go up or advance
  • exert oneself to meet a challenge
  • become heartened or elated
  • move upward
  • move to a better position in life or to a better job
  • come up, of celestial bodies
  • increase in volume
  • rise to one's feet
  • come to the surface
  • take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • come into existence; take on form or shape
  • rise up


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list i-e words - set 1 and learn about the word rise in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for rise

Scrabble score = 4

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