rising Definition

  • 1going up, increasing in amount, number, value, or level
  • 2becoming more important or popular
  • 3a movement of a group of people to oppose or overthrow a government or other established authority

Using rising: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "rising" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The rising cost of living has affected many families.

  • Example

    The rising sun is a symbol of hope and new beginnings.

  • Example

    There is a rising trend of veganism in the world.

  • Example

    The rising of the moon was a beautiful sight.

rising Synonyms and Antonyms

Idioms Using rising

  • becoming more successful, popular, or important


    Her music career is on the rise, with several hit singles and sold-out concerts.

  • rise and shine

    a phrase used to wake someone up or encourage them to start their day


    Come on, sleepyhead, it's time to rise and shine!

  • to meet a challenge or difficult situation with success


    Despite her nerves, she rose to the occasion and gave a great speech at the conference.

Phrases with rising

  • a situation in which the economy or a particular sector of it is growing and becoming more successful


    The rising tide of the tech industry has brought many new opportunities for young entrepreneurs.

  • a person who is likely to be very successful in their career or field


    She is a rising star in the fashion industry, having won several awards for her designs.

  • a series of events that build up to the climax of a story or play


    The rising action of the novel kept me on the edge of my seat, wondering what would happen next.


Summary: rising in Brief

The term 'rising' [ˈraɪzɪŋ] can be used as an adjective or noun, referring to something that is going up, increasing, or becoming more important. It can describe anything from the sun to a trend, as in 'The rising sun is a symbol of hope and new beginnings.' 'Rising' also has a political connotation, as in 'a rising against the government.' Phrases like 'rising tide' and idioms like 'rise and shine' further extend the meaning of 'rising.'

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