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According to WordNet, the verb "rise" has 17 sense(s).

200432436 become more extreme; "The tension heightened".

200155547 rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list".

201983134 increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room".

202583139 take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance.

200018158 get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night".

201983264 rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded".

200098770 return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise".

201155545 exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion".

201970348 come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends".

202624263 come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose".

202696801 rise up; "The building rose before them".

200155143 increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year".

200433232 go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered".

201990281 come to the surface.

201818116 become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news".

201968569 move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows".

201969779 move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great.


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