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How to Pronounce Rise: Learn how to pronounce Rise in English correctly

Learn how to say Rise correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word rise:

verb (past rose /rəʊz/; past participle risen /ˈrɪz(ə)n/)
[no object]
1move from a lower position to a higher one; come or go up:
the tiny aircraft rose from the ground
(of the sun, moon, or another celestial body) appear above the horizon:
the sun had just risen
(of a fish) come to the surface of water:
a fish rose and was hooked and landed
reach a higher position in society or one’s profession:
the officer was a man of great courage who had risen from the ranks
(rise above) succeed in not being limited or constrained by (a restrictive environment or situation):
he struggled to rise above his humble background
(rise above) be superior to:
I try to rise above prejudice
2get up from lying, sitting, or kneeling:
she pushed back her chair and rose
get out of bed, especially in the morning:
I rose and got dressed
chiefly British (of a meeting or a session of a court) adjourn:
the judge’s remark heralded the signal for the court to rise
be restored to life:
three days later he rose from the dead
3cease to be submissive, obedient, or peaceful:
the activists urged militant factions to rise up
(rise to) find the strength or ability to respond adequately to (a challenging situation):
many participants in the race had never sailed before, but they rose to the challenge
(rise to) (of a person) react with annoyance or argument to (provocation):
he didn’t rise to my teasing
4(of a river) have its source:
the Euphrates rises in Turkey
(of a wind) start to blow or to blow more strongly:
the wind continued to rise
5(of land or a natural feature) incline upwards; become higher:
the moorlands rise and fall in gentle folds
(of a structure or natural feature) be much taller than the surrounding landscape:
the cliff rose more than a hundred feet above us
(of someone’s hair) stand on end:
he felt the hairs rise on the back of his neck
(of a building) undergo construction from the foundations:
rows of two-storey houses are slowly rising
(of dough) swell by the action of yeast:
leave the dough in a warm place to rise
(of a bump, blister, or weal) appear as a swelling on the skin:
blisters rose on his burned hand
(of a person’s stomach) become nauseated:
Fabio’s stomach rose at the foul bedding
6increase in number, size, amount, or degree:
land prices had risen
(of the sea, a river, or other body of water) increase in level, typically through tidal action or flooding:
the river level rose so high the work had to be abandoned
(of a barometer or other measuring instrument) give a higher reading.
(of a sound) become louder or higher in pitch:
my voice rose an octave or two as I screamed
(of an emotion) develop and become more intense:
he felt a tide of resentment rising in him
(of a person’s mood) become more cheerful:
her spirits rose as they left the ugly city behind
(of the colour in a person’s face) become deeper, especially as a result of embarrassment:
he was teasing her, and she could feel her colour rising
7 (rising) approaching (a specified age):
she was thirty-nine rising forty
1an upward movement; an instance of rising:
the bird has a display flight of steep flapping rises
an instance of social, commercial, or political advancement:
few models have had such a meteoric rise
an upward slope or hill:
I gained the crest of a rise and saw the plain stretched out before me
the vertical height of a step, arch, or incline.
another term for riser (sense 2).
2an increase in number, size, amount, or degree:
local people are worried by the rise in crime
British an increase in salary or wages:
non-supervisory staff were given a 5 per cent rise
3an increase in sound or pitch:
the rise and fall of his voice
4 [in singular] a source or origin:
it was here that the brook had its rise