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Fall vs. Rise: Know the Difference

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By Shumaila Saeed || Updated on December 25, 2023
Fall is a decrease or descent, while Rise is an increase or ascent.
Fall vs. Rise

Key Differences

Fall signifies a downward movement or decrease, such as in elevation or status, while Rise refers to an upward movement or increase. They represent opposite directions or trends.
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In a physical context, Fall means moving downwards, like leaves falling from a tree, whereas Rise means moving upwards, like the sun rising in the morning.
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In a metaphorical sense, Fall can imply a decline in power or morals, as in an empire's fall, while Rise can suggest improvement or growth, like a rise in fame.
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In terms of emotions, Fall can describe a sinking feeling or disappointment, whereas Rise can represent an upliftment or a positive turn in feelings.
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In financial terms, Fall denotes a decrease in prices or values, as seen in stock markets, while Rise indicates an increase or growth in economic terms.
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Direction

Downward movement
Upward movement
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Physical Representation

Objects moving towards ground
Objects moving upwards
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Metaphorical Meaning

Decline in status or power
Improvement or advancement
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Emotional Connotation

Sinking feeling, disappointment
Upliftment, positive change
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Financial Implication

Decrease in prices or values
Increase in prices or values
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Fall and Rise Definitions

Fall

To move downward, typically rapidly and freely without control.
The vase fell off the shelf.
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Rise

To improve in status or rank.
She rose to the position of CEO.
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Fall

To decrease in size, number, or intensity.
Temperatures fall in the winter.
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Rise

To get up from lying, sitting, or kneeling.
He rose from his chair.
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Fall

A period of the year characterized by autumnal weather.
The leaves change color in the fall.
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Rise

The beginning or emergence of something.
The rise of a new era.
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Fall

To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity
Leaves fell from the tree.
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Rise

To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.
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Fall

To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
I fell back in my chair. The pilgrims fell to their knees.
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Rise

To get out of bed
Rose at dawn.
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Fall

To lose an upright or erect position suddenly
Tripped and fell.
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Rise

To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend
Hot air rises.
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Fall

To drop wounded or dead, especially in battle.
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Rise

To increase in size, volume, or level
The river rises every spring.
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Fall

To hang down
The child's hair fell in ringlets.
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Rise

To increase in number, amount, or value
Prices are rising.
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Fall

To be cast down
Her eyes fell.
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Rise

To increase in intensity, force, or speed
The wind has risen.
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Fall

To be directed toward or come into contact; rest
My gaze fell upon the letter. The light fell on my book.
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Rise

To increase in pitch or volume
The sound of their voices rose and fell.
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Fall

To come into existence or occur as if by falling
A plague fell on the town. Night fell quickly.
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Rise

To ascend above the horizon
The moon rose an hour after sunset.
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Fall

To occur at a specified time or place
The holiday falls on a Thursday. The stress falls on the last syllable.
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Rise

To extend upward; be prominent
The tower rose above the hill.
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Fall

To be removed as if by falling
All grief fell from our hearts.
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Rise

To slant or slope upward
Denali rises to nearly 6,200 meters.
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Fall

To come forth as if by falling; issue
Did any thanks fall from their lips?.
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Rise

To come into existence; originate
Bitterness that rose from hard experience.
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Fall

To assume an expression of consternation or disappointment
His face fell when he heard the report.
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Rise

To be erected
New buildings are rising in the city.
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Fall

To undergo conquest or capture, especially as the result of an armed attack
The city fell after a long siege.
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Rise

To appear at the surface of the water or the earth; emerge.
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Fall

To experience defeat or ruin
The home team fell to the visitors. After 300 years the dynasty fell.
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Rise

To puff up or become larger; swell up
The bread dough should rise to double its original size.
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Fall

To lose office
The disgraced prime minister fell from power.
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Rise

To become stiff and erect
The hair rose on the cat's neck.
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Fall

To move downward to a lower level; be reduced
The tide fell.
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Rise

To attain a higher status
An officer who rose through the ranks.
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Fall

To slope downward
The land falls gently toward the sea.
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Rise

To become apparent to the mind or senses
Old fears rose to haunt me.
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Fall

To become less in amount or degree
The air pressure is falling.
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Rise

To uplift oneself to meet a demand or challenge
She rose to the occasion and won the election.
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Fall

To diminish in pitch or volume
My friend's voice fell to a whisper.
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Rise

To return to life
Rose from the dead.
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Fall

To decline in financial value
Last year, stocks fell sharply.
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Rise

To rebel
"the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government" (Abraham Lincoln).
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Fall

To give into temptation; suffer a moral lapse.
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Rise

To close a session of an official assembly; adjourn.
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Fall

(Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
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Rise

To cause to rise
The dogs will rise the pheasants.
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Fall

To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation
Fell silent.
Fall in love.
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Rise

To cause (a distant object at sea) to become visible above the horizon by advancing closer.
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Fall

To come, as by chance
Fell among a band of thieves.
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Rise

The act of rising; an ascent.
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Fall

To be given by assignment or distribution
The greatest task fell to me.
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Rise

The degree of elevation or ascent.
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Fall

To be given by right or inheritance.
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Rise

The first appearance of a celestial object as it ascends above the horizon.
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Fall

To be included within the range or scope of something
The specimens fall into three categories.
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Rise

An increase in height, as of the level of water.
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Fall

To apply oneself
Fell to work immediately.
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Rise

A gently sloped hill.
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Fall

To be born. Used chiefly of lambs.
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Rise

A long broad elevation that slopes gently from the earth's surface or the ocean floor.
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Fall

To cut down (a tree); fell.
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Rise

An origin, beginning, or source
The rise of the novel.
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Fall

The act or an instance of falling.
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Rise

Occasion or opportunity
Facts that give rise to doubts about her motives.
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Fall

A sudden drop from a relatively erect to a less erect position.
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Rise

The emergence of a fish seeking food or bait at the water's surface.
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Fall

Something that has fallen
A fall of snow.
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Rise

An increase in price, worth, quantity, or degree.
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Fall

An amount that has fallen
A fall of two inches of rain.
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Rise

An increase in intensity, volume, or pitch.
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Fall

The distance that something falls
The victim suffered a fall of three stories to the ground.
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Rise

Elevation in status, prosperity, or importance
The family's rise in New York society.
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Fall

Autumn.
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Rise

The height of a flight of stairs or of a single riser.
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Fall

Falls(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A waterfall.
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Rise

Chiefly British An increase in salary or wages; a raise.
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Fall

A downward movement or slope.
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Rise

(Informal) An angry or irritated reaction
Finally got a rise out of her.
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Fall

A veil hung from a hat and down the wearer's back.
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Rise

The distance between the crotch and waistband in pants, shorts, or underwear.
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Fall

An ornamental cascade of lace or trimming attached to a dress, usually at the collar.
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Rise

(intransitive) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.
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Fall

A hairpiece with long, free-hanging hair.
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Rise

To move upwards.
We watched the balloon rise.
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Fall

An overthrow; a collapse
The fall of a government.
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Rise

To grow upward; to attain a certain height.
This elm tree rises to a height of seventy feet.
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Fall

Armed capture of a place under siege
The fall of Troy.
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Rise

To slope upward.
The path rises as you approach the foot of the hill.
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Fall

A reduction in value, amount, or degree
A fall in housing prices.
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Rise

(of a celestial body) To appear to move upwards from behind the horizon of a planet as a result of the planet's rotation.
The sun was rising in the East.
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Fall

A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance
His fall from power.
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Rise

To become erect; to assume an upright position.
To rise from a chair or from a fall
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Fall

A moral lapse.
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Rise

To leave one's bed; to get up.
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Fall

Often Fall(Theology)The loss of humanity's original innocence and happiness resulting from Adam and Eve's eating of the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.
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Rise

(figurative) To be resurrected.
He rose from the grave;
He is risen!
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Fall

The act of holding a wrestling opponent on the opponent's back so that the shoulders remain in contact with the mat for a designated period, usually one or two seconds, thereby winning the match. Also called pin.
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(figurative) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn.
The committee rose after agreeing to the report.
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Fall

Any of various wrestling maneuvers resulting in such an act.
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Rise

(intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
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Fall

A break or rise in the level of a deck.
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Rise

To attain a higher status.
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Fall

Falls The apparatus used to hoist and transfer cargo or lifeboats.
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Rise

Of a quantity, price, etc., to increase.
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Fall

The end of a cable, rope, or chain that is pulled by the power source in hoisting.
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Rise

To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; said of style, thought, or discourse.
To rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence;
A story rises in interest.
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Fall

The birth of an animal, especially a lamb.
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Rise

To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pitch.
To rise a tone or semitone
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Fall

All the animals born at one birth; a litter.
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Rise

To begin, to develop; to be initiated.
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Fall

A family of woodcock in flight.
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Rise

To become active, effective or operational, especially in response to an external or internal stimulus.
To rise to the occasion
Thus far, my intellect has been able to rise sufficiently to meet every academic challenge that I have encountered.
As Patrick continued to goad me, I felt my temper rising towards the limits of my self control.
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Fall

(Botany) One of the outer, drooping segments of a flower, especially an iris.
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Rise

To develop.
As hunger and despondency became more intense, a determination rose within me to find a way of getting off the desert island.
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Fall

Of, having to do with, occurring in, or appropriate to the season of fall
Fall fashion.
Fall harvests.
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Rise

To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light.
Has that dough risen yet?
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Fall

Grown during the season of fall
Fall crops.
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Rise

(of a river) To have its source (in a particular place).
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Fall

To be moved downwards.
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Rise

To become perceptible to the senses, other than sight.
A noise rose on the air;
Odour rises from the flower
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Fall

To move to a lower position under the effect of gravity.
Thrown from a cliff, the stone fell 100 feet before hitting the ground.
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Rise

To become agitated, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
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Fall

To come down, to drop or descend.
The rain fell at dawn.
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Rise

To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
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Fall

To come as if by dropping down.
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Rise

(transitive) To go up; to ascend; to climb.
To rise a hill
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Fall

To come to the ground deliberately, to prostrate oneself.
He fell to the floor and begged for mercy.
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Rise

(transitive) To cause to go up or ascend.
To rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water
To rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it
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Fall

To be brought to the ground.
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Rise

(obsolete) To retire; to give up a siege.
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Fall

(transitive) To move downwards.
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Rise

To come; to offer itself.
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Fall

(obsolete) To let fall; to drop.
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Rise

To be lifted, or capable of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; said of a form.
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Fall

(obsolete) To sink; to depress.
To fall the voice
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Rise

The process of or an action or instance of moving upwards or becoming greater.
The rise of the tide.
There was a rise of nearly two degrees since yesterday.
Exercise is usually accompanied by a temporary rise in blood pressure.
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Fall

To fell; to cut down.
To fall a tree
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Rise

The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.
The rise of the working class.
The rise of the printing press.
The rise of the feminists.
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Fall

(intransitive) To change, often negatively.
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Rise

An increase in a quantity, price, etc.
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Fall

To become.
She has fallen ill.
The children fell asleep in the back of the car.
When did you first fall in love?
Fall silent, fall sick, fall pregnant, fall victim to something
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Rise

Ellipsis of pay risean increase in wage or salary.
The governor just gave me a rise of two pound six.
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Fall

(intransitive) To collapse; to be overthrown or defeated.
Rome fell to the Goths in 410 AD.
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Rise

The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
The rise of his pants was so low that his tailbone was exposed.
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Fall

To die, especially in battle or by disease.
This is a monument to all those who fell in the First World War.
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Rise

(Sussex) A small hill; used chiefly in place names.
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Fall

(intransitive) To become lower (in quantity, pitch, etc.).
The candidate's poll ratings fell abruptly after the banking scandal.
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Rise

An area of terrain that tends upward away from the viewer, such that it conceals the region behind it; a slope.
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Fall

To occur (on a certain day of the week, date, or similar); to happen.
Thanksgiving always falls on a Thursday.
Last year, Commencement fell on June 3.
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Rise

(informal) A very noticeable visible or audible reaction of a person or group.
Making fun of their football team is one sure way to get a rise from a crowd.
She really got a rise from the audience when she donned a wig and talked like the president.
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Fall

(intransitive) To be allotted to; to arrive through chance, fate, or inheritance.
And so it falls to me to make this important decision.
The estate fell to his brother; the kingdom fell into the hands of his rivals.
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Rise

(architecture) The height of an arch or a step.
As the rise, i.e. height, of the arch decreases, the outward thrust increases.
Each step had a rise of 170 mm and a going of 250 mm.
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Fall

To diminish; to lessen or lower.
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Rise

Alternative form of rice
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Fall

To bring forth.
To fall lambs
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Rise

To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: - (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait.
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Fall

To issue forth into life; to be brought forth; said of the young of certain animals.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.
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Fall

(intransitive) To descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin.
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Rise

To have the aspect or the effect of rising.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

(intransitive) To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.
To fall into error;
To fall into difficulties
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
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Fall

(intransitive) To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; said of the face.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like.
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Fall

(intransitive) To happen; to come to pass; to chance or light (upon).
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

(intransitive) To begin with haste, ardour, or vehemence; to rush or hurry.
After arguing, they fell to blows.
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Rise

To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

(intransitive) To be dropped or uttered carelessly.
An unguarded expression fell from his lips.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin; the land rises to view to one sailing toward the shore.
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Fall

To hang down under the influence of gravity.
An Empire-style dress has a high waistline – directly under the bust – from which the dress falls all the way to a hem as low as the floor.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To increase in power or fury; - said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The act of moving to a lower position under the effect of gravity.
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Rise

In various figurative senses.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

A reduction in quantity, pitch, etc.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the mercury rises in the thermometer.
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Fall

The time of the year when the leaves typically fall from the trees; autumn; the season of the year between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice.
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Rise

To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.
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Fall

A loss of greatness or status.
The fall of Rome
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Rise

To become of higher value; to increase in price.
Bullion is risen to six shillings . . . the ounce.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

That which falls or cascades.
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Rise

To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
At our heels all hell should riseWith blackest insurrection.
No more shall nation against nation rise.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

(sport) A crucial event or circumstance.
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Rise

To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
But now is Christ risen from the dead.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The action of a batsman being out.
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Rise

To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall.
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Fall

(curling) A defect in the ice which causes stones thrown into an area to drift in a given direction.
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Rise

To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs.
A scepter shall rise out of Israel.
Honor and shame from no condition rise.
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Fall

(wrestling) An instance of a wrestler being pinned to the mat.
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Rise

To become larger; to swell; - said of a boil, tumor, and the like.
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Fall

A hairpiece for women consisting of long strands of hair on a woven backing, intended primarily to cover hair loss.
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Rise

To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed.
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
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Fall

Blame or punishment for a failure or misdeed.
He set up his rival to take the fall.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report.
It was near nine . . . before the House rose.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

(nautical) The part of the rope of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting (usu. plural).
Have the goodness to secure the falls of the mizzen halyards.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.
He that would thrive, must rise by five.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

An old Scots unit of measure equal to six ells.
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Rise

To increase in intensity; - said of heat.
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Fall

A short, flexible piece of leather forming part of a bullwhip, placed between the thong and the cracker.
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Rise

To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; - said of style, thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The lid, on a piano, that covers the keyboard
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.
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Fall

(nautical) The chasing of a hunted whale.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

(nautical) The cry given when a whale is sighted, or harpooned.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.
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Fall

To Descend, either suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as, the apple falls; the tide falls; the mercury falls in the barometer.
I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men of contemplative natures.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To cease to be erect; to take suddenly a recumbent posture; to become prostrate; to drop; as, a child totters and falls; a tree falls; a worshiper falls on his knees.
I fell at his feet to worship him.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; - said of a form.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To find a final outlet; to discharge its waters; to empty; - with into; as, the river Rhone falls into the Mediterranean.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction.
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Fall

To become prostrate and dead; to die; especially, to die by violence, as in battle.
A thousand shall fall at thy side.
He rushed into the field, and, foremost fighting, fell.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To cease to be active or strong; to die away; to lose strength; to subside; to become less intense; as, the wind falls.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To come; to offer itself.
There chanced to the prince's hand to riseAn ancient book.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To issue forth into life; to be brought forth; - said of the young of certain animals.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To retire; to give up a siege.
He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . . was gone.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To decline in power, glory, wealth, or importance; to become insignificant; to lose rank or position; to decline in weight, value, price etc.; to become less; as, the price falls; stocks fell two points.
I am a poor fallen man, unworthy nowTo be thy lord and master.
The greatness of these Irish lords suddenly fell and vanished.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To be overthrown or captured; to be destroyed.
Heaven and earth will witness,If Rome must fall, that we are innocent.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin; to depart from the faith; to apostatize; to sin.
Let us labor therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it; to raise.
Until we rose the bark we could not pretend to call it a chase.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To become insnared or embarrassed; to be entrapped; to be worse off than before; as, to fall into error; to fall into difficulties.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

The act of rising, or the state of being risen.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; - said of the countenance.
Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
I have observed of late thy looks are fallen.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step.
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Fall

To sink; to languish; to become feeble or faint; as, our spirits rise and fall with our fortunes.
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Rise

Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.
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Fall

To pass somewhat suddenly, and passively, into a new state of body or mind; to become; as, to fall asleep; to fall into a passion; to fall in love; to fall into temptation.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.
All wickednes taketh its rise from the heart.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To happen; to to come to pass; to light; to befall; to issue; to terminate.
The Romans fell on this model by chance.
Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall.
They do not make laws, they fall into customs.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet.
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Fall

To come; to occur; to arrive.
The vernal equinox, which at the Nicene Council fell on the 21st of March, falls now [1694] about ten days sooner.
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Rise

Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.
The rise or fall that may happen in his constant revenue by a Spanish war.
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Fall

To begin with haste, ardor, or vehemence; to rush or hurry; as, they fell to blows.
They now no longer doubted, but fell to work heart and soul.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.
The ordinary rises and falls of the voice.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To pass or be transferred by chance, lot, distribution, inheritance, or otherwise; as, the estate fell to his brother; the kingdom fell into the hands of his rivals.
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Rise

Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To belong or appertain.
If to her share some female errors fall,Look on her face, and you'll forget them all.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water.
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Fall

To be dropped or uttered carelessly; as, an unguarded expression fell from his lips; not a murmur fell from him.
Those captive tribes . . . fell offFrom God to worship calves.
A soul exasperated in ills falls outWith everything, its friend, itself.
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Rise

A growth in strength or number or importance
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Fall

To let fall; to drop.
For every tear he falls, a Trojan bleeds.
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Rise

The act of changing location in an upward direction
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Fall

To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice.
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Rise

An upward slope or grade (as in a road);
The car couldn't make it up the rise
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Fall

To diminish; to lessen or lower.
Upon lessening interest to four per cent, you fall the price of your native commodities.
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Rise

A movement upward;
They cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
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Fall

To bring forth; as, to fall lambs.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

The amount a salary is increased;
He got a 3% raise
He got a wage hike
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

To fell; to cut down; as, to fall a tree.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity; descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as, he was walking on ice, and had a fall.
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Rise

(theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost;
The emanation of the Holy Spirit
The rising of the Holy Ghost
The doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

Death; destruction; overthrow; ruin.
They thy fall conspire.
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

An increase in cost;
They asked for a 10% rise in rates
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Fall

Downfall; degradation; loss of greatness or office; termination of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; overthrow; as, the fall of the Roman empire.
Beholds thee glorious only in thy fall.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Increase in price or value;
The news caused a general advance on the stock market
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Fall

The surrender of a besieged fortress or town ; as, the fall of Sebastopol.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Move upward;
The fog lifted
The smoke arose from the forest fire
The mist uprose from the meadows
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

Diminution or decrease in price or value; depreciation; as, the fall of prices; the fall of rents.
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Rise

Increase in value or to a higher point;
Prices climbed steeply
The value of our house rose sharply last year
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

A sinking of tone; cadence; as, the fall of the voice at the close of a sentence.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Rise to one's feet;
The audience got up and applauded
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

Declivity; the descent of land or a hill; a slope.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Rise up;
The building rose before them
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

Descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; a rush of water down a precipice or steep; - usually in the plural, sometimes in the singular; as, the falls of Niagara.
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Rise

Come to the surface
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Fall

The discharge of a river or current of water into the ocean, or into a lake or pond; as, the fall of the Po into the Gulf of Venice.
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Rise

Become more extreme;
The tension heightened
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Fall

Extent of descent; the distance which anything falls; as, the water of a stream has a fall of five feet.
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Rise

Come into existence; take on form or shape;
A new religious movement originated in that country
A love that sprang up from friendship
The idea for the book grew out of a short story
An interesting phenomenon uprose
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The season when leaves fall from trees; autumn.
What crowds of patients the town doctor kills,Or how, last fall, he raised the weekly bills.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Be promoted, move to a better position
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

That which falls; a falling; as, a fall of rain; a heavy fall of snow.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Go up or advance;
Sales were climbing after prices were lowered
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The act of felling or cutting down.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Get up and out of bed;
I get up at 7 A.M. every day
They rose early
He uprose at night
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Fall

Lapse or declension from innocence or goodness. Specifically: The first apostasy; the act of our first parents in eating the forbidden fruit; also, the apostasy of the rebellious angels.
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Rise

Rise in rank or status;
Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

Formerly, a kind of ruff or band for the neck; a falling band; a faule.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Increase in volume;
The dough rose slowly in the warm room
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

That part (as one of the ropes) of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting.
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Become heartened or elated;
Her spirits rose when she heard the good news
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The season when the leaves fall from the trees;
In the fall of 1973
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Rise

Exert oneself to meet a challenge;
Rise to a challenge
Rise to the occasion
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Fall

A sudden drop from an upright position;
He had a nasty spill on the ice
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
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Oct 19, 2023

Fall

The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve;
Women have been blamed ever since the Fall
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Oct 19, 2023

Rise

Come up, of celestial bodies;
The sun also rises
The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...
Jupiter ascends
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Fall

A downward slope or bend
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Rise

Return from the dead;
Christ is risen!
The dead are to uprise
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Fall

A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity;
A fall from virtue
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Rise

To move upward from the ground or a lower position.
The balloon rose into the sky.
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Fall

A sudden decline in strength or number or importance;
The fall of the House of Hapsburg
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Rise

To increase in number, size, or intensity.
Prices rise during inflation.
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Fall

A movement downward;
The rise and fall of the tides
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Fall

The act of surrendering (under agreed conditions);
They were protected until the capitulation of the fort
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Fall

The time of day immediately following sunset;
He loved the twilight
They finished before the fall of night
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Fall

When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
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Fall

A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity;
It was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height
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Fall

A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity;
A drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index
There was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery
A dip in prices
When that became known the price of their stock went into free fall
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Fall

Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity;
The branch fell from the tree
The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse
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Fall

Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way;
The temperature is going down
The barometer is falling
The curtain fell on the diva
Her hand went up and then fell again
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Fall

Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind;
Fall into a trap
She fell ill
They fell out of favor
Fall in love
Fall asleep
Fall prey to an imposter
Fall into a strange way of thinking
She fell to pieces after she lost her work
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Fall

Come under, be classified or included;
Fall into a category
This comes under a new heading
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Fall

Fall from clouds;
Rain, snow and sleet were falling
Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum
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Fall

Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin;
We must stand or fall
Fall by the wayside
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Fall

Decrease in size, extent, or range;
The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
The cabin pressure fell dramatically
Her weight fall to under a hundred pounds
His voice fell to a whisper
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Fall

Die, as in battle or in a hunt;
Many soldiers fell at Verdun
Several deer have fallen to the same gun
The shooting victim fell dead
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Fall

Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly;
Light fell on her face
The sun shone on the fields
The light struck the golden necklace
A strange sound struck my ears
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Fall

Be captured;
The cities fell to the enemy
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Fall

Occur at a specified time or place;
Christmas falls on a Monday this year
The accent falls on the first syllable
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Fall

Yield to temptation or sin;
Adam and Eve fell
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Fall

Lose office or power;
The government fell overnight
The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen
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Fall

To be given by assignment or distribution;
The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team
The onus fell on us
The pressure to succeed fell on the yougest student
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Fall

Move in a specified direction;
The line of men fall forward
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Fall

Be due;
Payments fall on the 1st of the month
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Fall

Lose one's chastity;
A fallen woman
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Fall

To be given by right or inheritance;
The estate fell to the oldest daughter
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Fall

Come into the possession of;
The house accrued to the oldest son
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Fall

Fall to somebody by assignment or lot;
The task fell to me
It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims
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Fall

Be inherited by;
The estate fell to my sister
The land returned to the family
The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead
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Fall

Slope downward;
The hills around here fall towards the ocean
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Fall

Lose an upright position suddenly;
The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table
Her hair fell across her forehead
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Fall

Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position;
She fell back in her chair
He fell to his knees
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Fall

Fall or flow in a certain way;
This dress hangs well
Her long black hair flowed down her back
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Fall

Assume a disappointed or sad expression;
Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off
His crest fell
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Fall

Be cast down;
His eyes fell
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Fall

Come out; issue;
Silly phrases fell from her mouth
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Fall

Be born, used chiefly of lambs;
The lambs fell in the afternoon
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Fall

Begin vigorously;
The prisoners fell to work right away
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Fall

Go as if by falling;
Grief fell from our hearts
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Fall

Come as if by falling;
Night fell
Silence fell
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Fall

To come into a worse or lower state or condition.
The empire began to fall.
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Fall

To succumb to temptation or sin.
He fell to peer pressure.
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Repeatedly Asked Queries

Is "rise" used metaphorically?

Yes, it can signify improvement or advancement in various contexts.
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What does "fall" mean in a physical sense?

It refers to a downward movement, like an object dropping to the ground.
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How is "rise" used in everyday language?

It often means an increase or upward movement, like the sun rising.
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Can "fall" imply a decrease in non-physical terms?

Yes, it can mean a decline in things like quality or morals.
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Does "rise" have a financial meaning?

Yes, it can refer to an increase in prices, values, or economic indicators.
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Can "fall" indicate a loss of balance?

Yes, like slipping and falling on ice.
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How does "fall" relate to seasons?

It's another term for autumn, the season between summer and winter.
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Is "fall" used in sports?

Yes, like a wrestler taking a fall, meaning being pinned or defeated.
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How is "rise" used in cooking?

It describes dough expanding due to yeast action.
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What does a "rise" in a career mean?

It indicates a promotion or advancement in professional status.
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Can "fall" mean failure?

Yes, it can symbolize failing or losing in a competition or challenge.
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Is "fall" ever used in a positive sense?

Rarely, but it can signify a necessary change or renewal.
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Can "rise" be used in a natural context?

Yes, like rivers rising due to heavy rain.
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Does "fall" have a specific time-related meaning?

It refers to the season after summer and before winter.
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How does "rise" relate to emotions?

It can describe an increase in emotional intensity, like anger rising.
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What is a "fall" in finance?

It's a decrease in stock prices or market value.
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What does "rise" mean in social contexts?

It can refer to gaining popularity or social standing.
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