rise

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rise

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
rise

Plural
rises

  1. (countable) A rise is an increase in something, is when something gets higher.
    I got a pay rise so now I can buy a bigger car.

Verb[change]

Plain form
rise

Third person singular
rises

Simple past
rose

Past participle
risen

Present participle
rising

The red line is rising
  1. (intransitive) When you rise, you get up from where you are sitting or lying down.
    I rise from bed in the morning.
    He rose from his seat very quickly.
  2. (intransitive) When something rises, it goes up.
    The airplane rose off the ground.

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