"rising" Definition

  1. p. pr. & vb. n. of Rise
  2. a. Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon.
  3. a. Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character.
  4. a. Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life; as, the rising generation.
  5. prep. More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.
  6. n. The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).
  7. n. That which rises; a tumor; a boil.

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Position in dictionary: 84906 of 111710 words.
Word Type: p. pr. & vb. n., a., a., a., prep., n., n.,
Words that start with "rising": 1
Words that end with "rising": 11
Words that contain "rising": 11
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English Dictionary Definition of rising

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