Definition Rise

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Definition

to rise: to go up, to increase, to ascend, to climb
verb
Don't confuse the past participle rose with the noun a rose, which is a pretty, fragrant flower.

This is an irregular verb:
I rise / I rose / I have risen

on the rise: (to be) increasing, growing, augmenting
idiom

the rise (and fall of an empire): the good times, the golden age (and the bad times of an empire)
noun

a pay rise: an increase in salary
idiom

(Please) rise (for the national anthem): (Please) stand up (for the national anthem)
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I rose early this morning in order to have a shower.
US: Crime rates in Burma are on the rise.

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