1. [ noun ] a movement upward
Synonyms: rise ascension rising

"they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

Related terms: fall change_of_location elevation uplifting heave upheaval liftoff climb rapid_climb takeoff rise ascend rise
2. [ noun ] (geography) an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
Synonyms: rise climb raise upgrade acclivity

"the car couldn't make the grade"

Related terms: descent slope uphill climb ascend
3. [ noun ] the act of changing location in an upward direction
Synonyms: rise ascending ascension
Related terms: motion climb soar levitation heave rise arise ascend
Similar spelling:   assent