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Pfuka is a Xitsonga word meaning "Rise" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below or sending a suggestion

Definition of rise
- Rise n
- A growth in strength or number or importance [ant: {fall}]
- The act of changing location in an upward direction [syn: {ascent}, {ascension}, {ascending}]
- An upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise" [syn: {ascent}, {acclivity}, {raise}, {climb}, {upgrade}] [ant: {descent}]
- A movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon" [syn: {rising}, {ascent}, {ascension}] [ant: {fall}]
- The amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike" [syn: {raise}, {wage hike}, {hike}, {wage increase}, {salary increase}]
- The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises [syn: {upgrade}, {rising slope}]
- A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground [syn: {lift}]
- (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" [syn: {emanation}, {procession}]
- An increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates" [syn: {boost}, {hike}, {cost increase}]
- Increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market" [syn: {advance}] v
- Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: {lift}, {arise}, {move up}, {go up}, {come up}, {uprise}] [ant: {descend}]
- Increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year" [syn: {go up}, {climb}]
- Rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded" [syn: {arise}, {uprise}, {get up}, {stand up}] [ant: {sit down}, {lie down}]
- Rise up; "The building rose before them" [syn: {lift}, {rear}]
- Come to the surface [syn: {surface}, {come up}, {rise up}]
- Become more extreme; "The tension heightened" [syn: {heighten}]
- 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" [syn: {originate}, {arise}, {develop}, {uprise}, {spring up}, {grow}]
- Be promoted, move to a better position [syn: {move up}]
- Go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered" [syn: {wax}, {mount}, {climb}] [ant: {wane}]
- Get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: {get up}, {turn out}, {arise}, {uprise}] [ant: {go to bed}, {go to bed}]
- Rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list" [syn: {jump}, {climb up}]
- Increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room" [syn: {prove}]
- Become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
- Exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
- Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance [syn: {rebel}, {arise}, {rise up}]
- Come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends" [syn: {come up}, {uprise}, {ascend}] [ant: {set}]
- Return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise" [syn: {resurrect}, {uprise}] [also: {rose}, {risen}]
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Phrases - Pfuka na mixo — Wake up in the morning

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