Definitions For Rise


  • The act of changing location in an upward direction
  • Increase in price or value
  • The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
  • The amount a salary is increased
  • An increase in cost
  • A growth in strength or number or importance
  • (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
  • A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  • A movement upward
  • An upward slope or grade (as in a road)
  • An increase in amount, number, level, etc.
  • An upward movement
  • The act of advancing to a higher level or position : the process by which something or someone becomes established, popular, successful, etc.


  • Get up and out of bed
  • Return from the dead
  • Increase in value or to a higher point
  • Rise in rank or status
  • Become more extreme
  • Go up or advance
  • Exert oneself to meet a challenge
  • Become heartened or elated
  • Move upward
  • Move to a better position in life or to a better job
  • Come up, of celestial bodies
  • Increase in volume
  • Rise to one's feet
  • Come to the surface
  • Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • Come into existence; take on form or shape
  • Rise up
  • To move upward
  • To become higher
  • To slope or extend upward

Is Rise a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Rise is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 4 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rise in a Sentence

  • Smoke was rising into the air.
  • Bubbles rose to the surface of water.
  • The tide rose and fell.
  • We watched the rise and fall of the waves.
  • The book describes the empire's rise and fall.
  • The meteoric rise of the Internet

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Antonyms for Rise

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