1) - imp. of Rise.
2) n. - A flower and shrub of any species of the genus Rosa, of which there are many species, mostly found in the morthern hemispere
3) n. - A knot of ribbon formed like a rose; a rose knot; a rosette, esp. one worn on a shoe.
4) n. - A rose window. See Rose window, below.
5) n. - A perforated nozzle, as of a pipe, spout, etc., for delivering water in fine jets; a rosehead; also, a strainer at the foot of a pump.
6) n. - The erysipelas.
7) n. - The card of the mariner's compass; also, a circular card with radiating lines, used in other instruments.
8) n. - The color of a rose; rose-red; pink.
9) n. - A diamond. See Rose diamond, below.
10) v. t. - To render rose-colored; to redden; to flush.
11) v. t. - To perfume, as with roses.
12) v. - To have the aspect or the effect of rising.
13) v. - To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like.
14) v. - To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin; the land rises to view to one sailing toward the shore.
15) v. - To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.
16) v. - To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs.
17) v. - To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.
18) v. - To increase in power or fury; -- said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion.
19) v. - To become of higher value; to increase in price.
20) v. - To become larger; to swell; -- said of a boil, tumor, and the like.
21) v. - To increase in intensity; -- said of heat.
22) v. - To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.
23) v. - To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations.
24) v. - In various figurative senses.
25) v. - To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
26) v. - To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed.
27) v. - To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; -- said of style, thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest.
28) v. - To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
29) v. - To come; to offer itself.
30) v. - To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
31) v. - To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report.
32) v. - To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.
33) v. - To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; -- said of a form.
34) n. - The act of rising, or the state of being risen.
35) n. - The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step.
36) n. - Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.
37) n. - Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.
38) n. - Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet.
39) n. - Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.
40) n. - Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.
41) n. - Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.
42) n. - The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water.