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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

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.
David O. McKay
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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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