Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon.
- Ascending, sloping upward, or advancing: a rising tide.
- Coming to maturity; emerging: the rising generation.
- The action of one that rises.
- An uprising; an insurrection.
- A prominence or projection.
- The leaven or yeast used to make dough rise in baking.