Definition for RIS-ING


  1. The act of getting up from any recumbent or sitting posture.
  2. The act of ascending; as, the rising of vapor.
  3. The act of closing a session, as of a public body; as, the rising of the legislature.
  4. The appearance of the sun or a star above the horizon.
  5. The act of reviving from the dead; resurrection. – Mark ix.
  6. A tumor on the body. – Lev. xiii.
  7. An assembling in opposition to government; insurrection; sedition or mutiny.

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