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Webster 1913 Edition


Rising

Ris′ing

,
Adj.
1.
Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending;
as, the
rising
moon
.
2.
Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction;
as, a
rising
state; a
rising
character.
Among the
rising
theologians of Germany.
Hare.
3.
Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life;
as, the
rising
generation
.

Ris′ing

,
p
rep.
More than; exceeding; upwards of;
as, a horse
rising
six years of age
.
[Colloq. & Low, U.S.]

Ris′ing

,
Noun.
1.
The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).
2.
That which rises; a tumor; a boil.
Lev. xiii. 10.
Rising main
(Waterworks)
,
the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir.

Webster 1828 Edition


Rising

RI'SING

, ppr.
1.
Getting up; ascending; mounting; springing; proceeding from; advancing; swelling; increasing; appearing above the horizon; reviving from death, &c.
2.
Increasing in wealth, power or distinction; as a rising state; a rising character.

RI'SING

, n.
1.
The act of getting up from any recumbent or sitting posture.
2.
The act of ascending; as the rising of vapor.
3.
The act of closing a session, as of a public body; as the rising of the legislature.
4.
The appearance of the sun or a star above the horizon.
5.
The act of reviving from the dead; resurrection.
Mark 9.
6.
A tumor on the body. Lev. 13.
7.
An assembling in opposition to government; insurrection; sedition or mutiny.

Definition 2022


rising

rising

English

Verb

rising

  1. present participle of rise

Noun

rising (plural risings)

  1. rebellion
  2. The act of something that rises.
    the risings and fallings of a thermometer
  3. (US, dated) A dough and yeast mixture which is allowed to ferment.
    salt rising; milk rising

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Adjective

rising (not comparable)

  1. going up

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Preposition

rising

  1. (US, slang, dated) More than; exceeding; upwards of.
    a horse rising six years of age

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