rising (adj.)

  1. advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; a rising trend; a rising market'

    rising (n.)

  1. a movement upward; they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

    [ Syn: rise , ascent , ascension ]

  2. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

    [ Syn: rebellion , insurrection , revolt , uprising ]

    rising (adj.)

  1. sloping upward

    [ Syn: acclivitous , uphill ]

  2. coming to maturity; the rising generation

    [ Syn: emerging ]

  3. newly come into prominence; a rising young politician'

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