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Definitions of rising:
  • noun:   a movement upward
  • noun:   organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
  • adjective:   newly come into prominence
    Example: "A rising young politician"
  • adjective:   (of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon
    Example: "The rising sun"
  • adjective:   advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status
    Example: "A rising trend"
  • adjective:   increasing in amount or degree
    Example: "Rising prices"
  • adjective:   coming to maturity
    Example: "The rising generation"
  • adjective:   sloping upward
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #20002)

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