rise


rise
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noun
1 increase
ADJECTIVE
big, dramatic, huge, large, massive, sharp, strong, substantial
modest, slight, small
threefold, 80%, etc.
significant
alarming

the alarming rise in obesity in the US

abrupt, exponential, rapid, steep, sudden
gradual, slow
steady
continued, continuing
inexorable (esp. BrE)

the inexorable rise of oil prices

general, overall
global, worldwide
concomitant (formal), corresponding

the deterioration of our trade balance and the corresponding rise in protectionism

annual, monthly
temperature
sea-level
interest-rate, pay, price, tax, wage (all esp. BrE)

The union is demanding a pay rise of 5%.

PREPOSITION
on the rise (= rising)

Crime is on the rise.

rise in

a twofold rise in prices

rise on (BrE)

a rise on last year's levels

2 becoming more powerful/important
ADJECTIVE
meteoric, quick, spectacular, swift

That is the quickest rise to power I have ever seen.

initial

the initial rise of a women's emancipation movement

PREPOSITION
rise from

his rise from the music halls into a beloved star

rise of

the rise of capitalism

rise to

His swift rise to the national team surprised everyone.

PHRASES
the rise and fall of sth

the rise and fall of the Roman Empire

sb's rise to fame, sb's rise to power, sb's rise to prominence

her meteoric rise to fame

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verb
1 move upwards
ADVERB
majestically

the cliffs which rise majestically from the ocean

up

Lush green mountains rise up behind the airport.

PREPOSITION
from

Smoke rose from the chimney.

into

Tall chimneys rise into the air.

2 stand up
ADVERB
slowly
abruptly

Adam rose abruptly from the table.

stiffly
shakily, unsteadily

She rose unsteadily to her feet.

VERB + RISE
make to, try to

He made to rise but found his legs were not strong enough to support him.

manage to

Somehow he managed to rise to a sitting position.

be unable to
PREPOSITION
from

She rose slowly from her chair to greet us.

PHRASES
rise to your feet

She rose shakily to her feet and looked around.

rise to your full height

He rose to his full height and leaned across the table.

3 get out of bed
ADVERB
early, late

He rose early and went for a walk.

4 increase
ADVERB
considerably, dramatically, markedly, sharply, significantly, steeply, substantially

House prices have risen sharply in recent months.

a little, slightly, etc.
further, higher
steadily
gradually
exponentially, fast, quickly, rapidly

The cost of health care is rising faster than ever.

VERB + RISE
be expected to, be likely to, be predicted to, be projected to, be set to

Entry standards into the profession are set to rise further.

be unlikely to
begin to, start to
continue to
PREPOSITION
above

Air pollution has risen above an acceptable level.

by

Unemployment has risen by 25 000 this month.

from, in

Gas rose in price.

in line with

Pensions will rise in line with inflation.

to

Inflation rose from 2% to 5% last year.

Rise is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑air, ↑anger, ↑barometer, ↑blush, ↑brow, ↑bubble, ↑chin, ↑circulation, ↑cliff, ↑colour, ↑concentration, ↑confidence, ↑consumption, ↑cost, ↑count, ↑crime, ↑currency, ↑curtain, ↑deficit, ↑demand, ↑density, ↑dividend, ↑dough, ↑dust, ↑employment, ↑enrolment, ↑excitement, ↑expectation, ↑expenditure, ↑expense, ↑export, ↑eyebrow, ↑fare, ↑fee, ↑flame, ↑flush, ↑fortune, ↑funding, ↑fury, ↑hand, ↑heat, ↑hill, ↑hope, ↑humidity, ↑import, ↑income, ↑index, ↑inflation, ↑investment, ↑level, ↑mist, ↑moon, ↑mountain, ↑number, ↑output, ↑panic, ↑parliament, ↑peak, ↑percentage, ↑population, ↑premium, ↑pressure, ↑price, ↑production, ↑productivity, ↑profit, ↑proportion, ↑rate, ↑rating, ↑receipt, ↑rent, ↑reserve, ↑revenue, ↑river, ↑salary, ↑sale, ↑sap, ↑sea, ↑share, ↑sickness, ↑skyscraper, ↑slope, ↑smoke, ↑sob, ↑spending, ↑spirit, ↑standing, ↑stature, ↑steam, ↑stock, ↑sun, ↑support, ↑takings, ↑tax, ↑temper, ↑temperature, ↑tension, ↑tide, ↑toll, ↑total, ↑turnover, ↑unemployment, ↑value, ↑voice, ↑volume, ↑vote, ↑wage, ↑water, ↑wave, ↑wind, ↑workforce, ↑yield
Rise is used with these nouns as the object: ↑per cent, ↑point

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