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Definition of Rising


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

Rising Quotations

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We need more good jobs that reward hard work with rising wages, dignity, and a ladder to a better life.
Hillary Clinton

Climate change, in some regions, has aggravated conflict over scarce land, and could well trigger large-scale migration in the decades ahead. And rising sea levels put at risk the very survival of all small island states. These and other implications for peace and security have implications for the United Nations itself.
Ban Ki-moon

But, as environment minister, I am very interested in a thriving German automobile industry, because I can only pay for the rising costs of environmental protection at home and abroad if there are people in Germany with jobs and who pay taxes.
Sigmar Gabriel
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Rising Translations

rising in Dutch is opklimmend
rising in German is ansteigende, steigend, Erhebung, aufgehend
rising in Latin is oriens
rising in Portuguese is levantar-se
rising in Spanish is subida
rising in Swedish is stigande
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