Translation of rise in Spanish:

rise

subida, n.

Pronunciation /rʌɪz//raɪz/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(upward movement)

      (of tide, level) subida feminine
      (in pitch) elevación feminine
      to take the rise out of sb (face to face) tomarle el pelo a algn informal
      • Finally opening her eyes, she noted that, other than the shallow rise and fall of his chest, there was no movement coming from him.
      • As we got further out the waves got calmer, but for right now they were choppy and making the boat lurch from side to side, pitching with each rise and fall of a wave.
      • Every bump, rise, and swell of the waves affects your watercraft.
      • They were both almost completely motionless, save the rise and fall of their chests as they breathed.
      • Ian put the bag down and watched Justin lying there, nervously checking the rise and fall of his chest.
      • The only movement coming from his body was a slow trickle of blood from his left temple and the rapid rise and fall of his lungs.
      • She mimicked the sound of his breath, making her chest rise and fall like his.
      • The score anticipated Schoenberg's technique in Gurrelieder and Pierrot Lunaire, indicating the rises and falls of the voice with relative pitches.
      • She began to concentrate on Carl's breathing, the slow rhythm of the rise and fall of his chest, the sound of the ocean tide in the distance.

    • 1.2(increase)

      (in prices, interest rates) subida feminine
      (in prices, interest rates) aumento masculine
      (with masculine article in the singular) (in prices, interest rates) alza feminine formal
      (in prices, interest rates) suba feminine River Plate
      (in pressure, temperature) aumento masculine
      (in pressure, temperature) subida feminine
      (in number, amount) aumento masculine
      • Others are not so happy about the rise in price this year, given that this sort of extremely young wine should really be dirt cheap.
      • There was also a significant rise in the amount of private client activity among brokers.
      • Sales activity fell by 11 per cent in the quarter to August and surveyors noticed a rise in the amount of unsold property on the market.
      • Second, the company is a high energy user and the rise in energy prices over the past year is a potentially material negative for both margins and costs.
      • One part of the explanation is the oil price rises of 1973 and 1979.
      • The outcome was a consistent rise in prices across the tourism sector.
      • With the rise in wage costs and prices, increased inflation led to lower competitiveness.
      • The rise of central banks stabilized the banking system and smoothed the growth of the money supply.
      • Is the corporate spending increase enough to sustain the price rise?
      • Businesses know U.S. consumers can shoulder a rise in energy prices and that domestic demand should keep increasing this year.
      • The drop stems mainly from slower growth in wages and salaries, smaller increases in benefits, and a bigger rise in net interest payments.
      • Higher fuel prices can cause unwelcome rises in inflation, restrict economic growth and are unpopular with voters.
      • Organic growth accounted for 29 per cent of the rise in sales.
      • The continued demand from first-time buyers is likely to lead to price rises in that segment of the market.
      • Increasing use of email has already prompted a rise in the price of posting a letter.
      • The price rise - if successful - will be the sixth increase since December.
      • The earnings of gold-mining companies should jump if the price of gold rises.
      • It is no wonder then that over the past ten years, India has been one of the few countries to show a rise in share of world services exports.
      • A further rise of 0.5 per cent is predicted in the latter part of the year.
      • The Metropolitan police chief wants mobile phone companies to make it more difficult to swap SIM cards between handsets as a step to halt the rise in phone related muggings.

    • 1.3British (in pay)

      aumento masculine
      incremento masculine formal
      a pay rise un aumento salarial
      • to be given a rise recibir un aumento
      • The huge salary rise took place after the government approved the Buckley report on salaries for executives of commercial semi-state companies.
      • Every time you get a pay rise, increase the standing order by an equivalent amount.
      • The union is calling for a six per cent increase in the pay budget and for individual rises of at least 3.5 per cent.
      • However, I waited until this April before jumping in, when my pay rise lessened the blow of starting to pay into a pension.
      • The incipient rebellion was quickly quashed, however, when journalists received email notification of the enormous salary rises which will accompany the deal.
      • In terms of wages, 69 percent of exporters surveyed expect to pay a wage rise in the next 12 months.
      • This was Edward's advice to me, when I received a particularly miserable salary rise, scarcely a rise at all.
      • But analysts say compromises on wage and pension rises are likely.

    • 1.4(improvement)

      mejora feminine
      a rise in living standards una mejora en el nivel de vida
      • As she began her rise in the political world, the media began to take notice.
      • If anything its enormous decline has beaten its meteoric rise back in the halcyon days.
      • But his meteoric rise in the drug world inevitably set him up for a fall.
      • The meteoric rise of Jack Vettriano is nothing short of phenomenal.
      • Maria's single-minded rise through the company's ranks mirrors the renaissance of the German postwar economy.
      • It coincided with the rise of Thatcher and Reagan, and the loosening of capital restrictions world wide.
      • The film does, indeed, force people to examine the events surrounding the rise and fall of Hitler.
      • China's rise is all the more remarkable for its speed.
      • Both films are tragedies dealing with the rise and fall of a man within a sordid industry.
      • The rapid rise of the republic challenges every new generation of historians to formulate new explanations.
      • How do you explain the rise of indigenous movements in Bolivia and the rest of Latin America?
      • The decline of European Turkey was as steep as its rise.
      • It has been a rapid rise for the former revenue official from Raheny in north Dublin.
      • His rapid rise, it seemed, was continuing apace.
      • In a sense, the rise of alternative movements is a response to the current weakness of the working class.
      • Is it a challenge to stay level headed given you've had a meteoric rise in terms of your acting career?
      • Unlike that of Bohemia in the 19th century, opera in Slovakia did not become identified with the rise of a national movement.
      • After a meteoric rise comes the inevitable fall.
      • You want tales from the Old South about slavery and empowerment, the rise of the civil-rights movement and the promise of integration?
      • If he keeps being cast as such one-dimensional, charisma-free characters, his fall may be as quick as his meteoric rise.

  • 2

    (advance)
    ascenso masculine
    ascensión feminine
    the rise of Manchester as an industrial city el surgimiento de Manchester como ciudad industrial
    • her meteoric rise to stardom su meteórico ascenso / su meteórica ascensión al estrellato
    • the party's rise to power el ascenso / la ascensión al poder del partido
    • the rise and fall of sb/sth la grandeza y decadencia de algn/algo
  • 3

    • 3.1(slope)

      subida feminine
      cuesta feminine
      • It was a land of scattered hills and rises.
      • He positioned the house on a hill looking across the valley to the verdant rise of Hog Mountain.
      • Will squinted as the silhouette of what looked like a small cottage and barn came into view just over the rise of a green hill about a quarter mile away.
      • The hill was only a slight rise, leading to what looked to be a basin of land.
      • Finally, she crested a rise and the town came into view.
      • On Sunday morning, I see a woman ahead of me on the trail, just cresting a rise.
      • Looking down at the camp from a rise in the distance, the three of them immediately caught sight of Kefari and Ashwood.
      • In the ever darkening of approaching night he noticed very little in way of cover, and the mansion itself stood on a slight rise in the distance.
      • Rilla takes Tess by the arm and leads her over the rise, then helps her down the hill and inside the little cabin.
      • She crested the rise and stood before the two men, flushed with the effort.
      • When they reached the crest of the rise, Karl gasped.
      • Down the path and over the rise of the last hill the army went, as if nothing had ever happened.
      • The cart stood exposed at the crest of a long rise in the road.
      • After climbing a steep rise for about twenty minutes the road crested, then began to slope downwards, taking a more westerly direction.
      • I nodded, then turned toward the rise and walked to the top.
      • Christy stared mutely out the window as the church's steeple loomed into view over the rise of the next hill.
      • As they came up over the rise, the large amount of brush they had hiding the trailer came into view.
      • As Peter crested the rise, he threw his brother a quick salute.
      • Shrugging me off, he ordered me to go stand by the massive pine topping the largest of the graveyard's sloping rises.
      • Melissa and Dave climb a small rise and step back onto the rutted dirt road.

    • 3.2(hill)

      colina feminine


intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(come, go up)

      (water/level/tide) subir
      (smoke/aircraft/balloon) subir
      (balloon/aircraft/smoke) elevarse formal
      (mist) levantarse
      (moon/sun) salir
      (dough) crecer
      (dough) subir
      (cake) subir
      the curtain rises at eight o'clock la función empieza a las ocho
      • the curtain rises on a Paris street scene cuando se levanta el telón, estamos en una calle de París
      • leave the dough to rise dejar crecer / subir la masa
      • his eyebrows rose in astonishment arqueó / enarcó las cejas asombrado
      • a few eyebrows rose when … más de uno se mostró sorprendido cuando …
      • the fish weren't rising los peces no picaban
      • to rise to the surface salir / subir a la superficie
      • their anger now rose to the surface entonces afloró su ira
      • the color rose to her cheeks se ruborizó
      • Over the course of the millennium, the sea level could rise by 20 feet.
      • The sun was rising and the clouds looked beautiful.
      • It is assumed that they must have journeyed overland, before the seas rose and created islands out of the land bridge.
      • She looked out of her window to see the sun rising.
      • He saw a great cloud of black smoke rising up into the morning air.
      • This type of fishing method is also practiced throughout the year but increases in intensity when the river rises or recedes.
      • They woke early in the morning when the sun had not risen above the mountains, and the moon was still visible.
      • The ship had risen off of the ground now and was moving forward, out of the hangar.
      • He was still tensed, ready to move, his chest rising and falling with each breath.
      • She stepped out of the tower, just as the sun was rising.
      • Last November, 400 villagers were at risk of drowning as the waters rose around them.
      • Apart from the occasional hissing jet of steam rising up into the morning air and smoke and flame from several burning vehicles, the world was completely still.
      • It's warm, the spring tide is rising, we're going over a shoal.
      • Here is just an endless succession of long boring tasks, and then there's the heat and the clouds of flies that rise from the river and make everything twice as hard.
      • Her eyes watched the stars dance as the full moon rose over the horizon.
      • The hot sun had risen, and the sand was burning his body.
      • The sun had risen above the horizon, and threw a faint light over the mountains.
      • His brows rose, and he moved to touch my leg, but I slapped him.
      • As the seas rose, new coral islands grew from the underlying shelf platform.
      • A flock of birds rose from the green mist and took to the air.
      • Mists rose silently in sheets from the dewy ground before them, adding to the fog that already hung in blankets around the trekking army.
      • In July and August of that year, the monsoon waters rose in the Narmada and submerged villages.
      • The dogs which but a short while ago had been barking and howling were silent, and a thick, damp mist was rising up from the hollow.
      • She turned, and saw just a stream of bubbles rising where he had been.
      • The full moon rose just after the sun went down, its shimmering reflection laying a carpet for me to sail on.
      • I look at the water level, which has risen to only a few inches below the bridge.
      • Wiley figured the water level must have risen from all the rain they had received the day before.
      • The downstairs rooms were moderately clean by the time the dough had risen the second time.
      • Over the next two days, the level of the creek rises but the restored channel successfully contains the flow.
      • She didn't see the mist starting to rise from the ground.
      • The sea is rising, the city is sinking, and the damage to its historic buildings, bridges and artworks is becoming increasingly apparent.
      • It grew gradually like bread dough rising in a bowl on a radiator, until it filled her up and made her feel slightly sick with excitement.
      • Small flames were beginning to rise, and she moved in towards the fire.
      • Pa, Al, and Uncle John measure how fast the water is rising.
      • Your hands continue to rise, now tracing my hairline.
      • The moon was rising and the sun setting when she first glimpsed what she assumed was the oasis.
      • A faint curl of smoke rose at his feet, the remains of the fire that had died down late into the night.
      • The mist started rise higher into the sky and the surroundings became clearer.
      • As I nestle into my bedroll and blanket, I gaze up at the sky and see that a couple of stars have come out and also a gibbous moon has risen in the north.
      • A plume of black and grey smoke was slowly rising into the air.
      • The sun had finally risen above the horizon, lighting up her path.
      • The suns rose bright over the treetops, bathing them in a soft golden glow.
      • If the whole population was wiped out by Asian bird flu tomorrow, the sun would still rise; it is part of the external physical world.
      • Here, or further along the coast when on his way by ship from Lima to Panama, Masefield might have seen the sun rising over the mountains.
      • And yet, we have a whole bunch of people, serious, accomplished scientists, telling us that the seas will rise in some places while deserts will be created in others.
      • The sun had just risen above the mountains, and the trees swayed in the gentle breeze.
      • A waxing crescent moon rose in the eastern sky over the sleeping village.
      • As the river rises or recedes, water continually moves into or drains from the pools in the flood plains, flowing in channels or tributaries which connect to the banks of the river.
      • The sky began to darken even as the sun was rising.
      • By the time we were done talking, the sun was rising.
      • Climatologists believe that sea levels are rising faster in Dublin bay than the readings from tidal records would suggest.
      • On the third day Amanda woke as the sun was rising.
      • The water level had risen slightly, and it didn't look good.
      • If sea levels rise even a few inches, as is predicted, over the next century, salt water will inundate the freshwater marshes.
      • The water was rising fast and she didn't know if she would be able to find any high ground before she reached the town.
      • Then the vehicle suddenly moved and began to rise vertically.
      • Even a midsize or small river can overflow into streets if a storm causes the water level to rise quickly.
      • Thin mist was rising into the air every time she panted.
      • The breakfast hall floor has large slabs of Devon stone, sections of which had risen up because of water damage.
      • We reached the beach just as the sun was rising over the horizon in the east.
      • Slowly but surely, the water level is rising, and pathetic river and sea defences aren't going to do anything to stop more flooding.
      • Making the bread is a living process, similar to yoghurt, where the dough rises and develops with the yeast.

    • 1.2(increase)

      (price/temperature/pressure) subir
      (pressure/price/temperature) aumentar
      (wage) aumentar
      (number/amount) aumentar
      (anger/tension) crecer
      (tension/anger) aumentar
      the price has risen by $200/by 8% el precio ha subido / aumentado 200 dólares/en un 8%
      • the euro rose slightly against the dollar el euro subió ligeramente en relación con el dólar
      • to rise in price subir / aumentar de precio
      • the property has risen in value la propiedad se ha (re)valorizado
      • the level of violence has risen dramatically ha habido una escalada de violencia
      • a feeling of rage rose (up) within him lo invadió la ira
      • the wind was rising el viento estaba arreciando
      • Factory output rose strongly in December and January, as companies continue to use a greater share of their production capacity.
      • But if costs continue to rise at this pace, he says he'll have to cut staff.
      • Meanwhile, health-care costs continued to rise, cutting into business profits.
      • Unemployment has risen from 3.3 per cent in 2001 to an estimated 6.7 per cent in 2005.
      • The number of Protestant megachurches has risen from just 50 in 1980 to nearly 900 now.
      • During the past 18 months, the cost of a barrel of oil has risen from less than $40 to more than $70.
      • As the amount of gold coins in circulation increases, prices rise - but only very, very slowly.
      • The number of buyout firms doing business in Tokyo has risen from a single local fund in 1997 to at least 69 local and international funds today.
      • Technology stocks rose strongly last week as investors continued to bet on a resurgence in the sector.
      • Yields of corn have risen from about 30 bushels per acre in 1940 to around 120 bushels per acre today.
      • The average spend per child is continuing to rise year-on-year.
      • Indeed, as the dollar has dropped in recent weeks, both the stock and bond markets have risen strongly.
      • Since 2001, the cost of the provincial game has risen from €5.8 million to €11.2 million.
      • Poverty continued to rise until 1995, when a modest decrease began.
      • As with all open-top cars, levels of physical discomfort - such as noise and wind buffeting - rise in relation to speed.
      • They reported that yields had risen from the normal 600 kilos per hectare to an average of 2500 kilos per hectare, a four times increase in yield.
      • This month the shares have risen from a lowly 8p to 19p.
      • Basic supply and demand analysis tells us that in any of these situations, the price of sugar will rise.
      • The economy is booming, salaries are rising, companies are swelling to global size.
      • League revenues have risen from $600 million to $2 billion in the past 10 years.

    • 1.3

      (sound) (become louder) aumentar de volumen
      (sound) (become higher) subir de tono
      the shouting rose el griterío fue aumentando
      • her voice never rose above a whisper su voz no se elevó por encima de un susurro
      • a few voices rose in protest se alzaron algunas voces de protesta
      • Her voice rose impressively through the octaves.
      • Unfortunately, my voice had risen five octaves higher than I had expected it to and this just made him laugh harder.
      • There was a long pause, and when it was over Mom's voice had risen up an octave or two, as though she were nervous or upset about something.
      • But then the charade falls down, and I tell Bryan the whole story, my voice rising in pitch as I get more and more upset.
      • Jeremiah's voice had risen to a strained pitch.
      • Arlan's voice had risen to an angry pitch, all of his frustration and pain pouring out.
      • Her voice rose steadily in pitch as she withdrew further, back now against a wall.
      • His voice rises in pitch as he says it, turning the last syllable of his question into something akin to a squeak.
      • My voice has been steadily rising in pitch, despite my best efforts to control it.
      • Magdalena's voice rose excitedly in pitch, but not in volume.
      • The filthy thug laughed giddily, his voice slowly rising in pitch until it became an ear-piercing shriek.
      • My voice began to rise in pitch from apprehension.
      • She yelled, her voice rising in pitch until she was screeching.
      • I objected, my voice rising in pitch of its own accord.
      • James's voice rose in pitch as he thought about how much money he would be wallowing in.
      • Felix was growing upset now, his voice rising in pitch and volume.
      • The familiar sound of a bus engine grows louder, rising in pitch, as it approaches, only to drift lazily away.
      • His voice was rising in volume and pitch; perhaps he hadn't finished his lifetime's crying just yet.
      • She parroted his earlier words, her voice rising by an octave.

    • 1.4(improve)

      (standard) mejorar
      their spirits rose se les levantó el ánimo
      • He had risen from a humble family to be the most powerful leader in Japan.
      • He rose rapidly through the administrative ranks of the Third Republic.
      • I have not risen to this position through blind luck.
      • Despite resistance at grass roots level, Blair rose within the Labour Party and by the end of the 1980s he was viewed as a future leader of the party.
      • Allan is clearly a spineless kind of fellow - a philanthropic friend to the poor but lacking drive and the ability to rise in his profession.
      • The hero rises into a position of respect and often power relative to his original community, and he always gets the girl.
      • Women have also risen to senior levels in the civil service but have so far failed to secure a role in politics.
      • This will leave technical staff unable to rise beyond a certain position in their company unless they get a business degree.
      • He will rise in society and throw off his base origins.
      • They would be looked down upon by others who rose in the society to be successful individuals.
      • During more than 20 years in the profession, he had risen to the post of deputy head at a school in the north of England and was happy with his workload and responsibilities.
      • His great-grandfather had risen to the position of Inspector General of Artillery under Napoleon.
      • Despite this he has risen to a position of great responsibility, and has gained the trust of the Emperor himself.

  • 2

    • 2.1(slope upward)

      (land/ground) elevarse
      • The very top roof of the main structure rose in a steep slope to be cut off into a flat, even, rectangular-shaped roof.
      • Far into the distance behind her were hills, and in front of her was a lake with mountains rising behind it.
      • The Coast Mountains rise steeply from the fjords and channels on the coast, and glaciers are found at higher elevations.
      • Up from Baikal's shore, mountains rise sharply for a vertical mile, towering high as the canyon rim above the Colorado River.
      • The land rises gradually to the north and does not reach an altitude of more than 3,000 feet.
      • The land began to rise higher and higher, and I saw that in the very center, was a black spire.
      • From the duns, the terrain rises steadily toward the main ranges of the Himalayas.
      • Flat alluvial fields rise up from the river to meet undulating slopes and escarpments that have been in cultivation since the sixteenth century.
      • To the north, the street gently rises up the slope; the southern one is a level and pedestrianized path.
      • From the edges of the valley, the land rises abruptly in steep high buttes.
      • The curving paths and ramps conjure up images of a Tuscany landscape as they rise towards the visitors center.
      • The land rises abruptly to highland ridges with mountain summits as high as 3000 feet.
      • Siegendorf is a small village in Burgenland about forty miles south of Vienna where the great Hungarian plain rises up to meet the foothills of the Alps.
      • Some 1000m directly below me ran a river along the bottom of the valley and the mountains rose from there around me.
      • The ground rises in hills on all sides, so that every spot is a sheltered nook.
      • The land rises progressively toward the south.
      • On the other side of the river the mountains rose steeply again, and the road vanished into the wood immediately on the other side.
      • That afternoon the land began to rise again, and the Cæsar's Road began to show more ruts.
      • In the Kurdish Country of the northeast, the land rises steeply into the Zagros Mountains.

    • 2.2(extend upwards)

      (building/hill) levantarse
      (building/hill) alzarse
      (building/hill) erguirse literary
      the mountain rose up before them la montaña se alzaba ante ellos
      • the city rose up out of the mist la ciudad surgió de entre la niebla
      • Once he is there, Eugene will announce himself to be a fraud, Napoleon will declare himself, and the people will rise up for their emperor.
      • Steep cliffs rose on either side of the gorge, which was spanned by a suspension bridge.
      • On the left side there was a steep drop as the dam rose at least a few hundred feet up into the sky.
      • Barely a thousand feet high, it rose dramatically from the surrounding landscape.
      • The twin volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, each rise well over 13,600 feet on an island 80 miles wide.
      • And now 11 years later, that is where he remains to this very day, plotting to rise up and take the throne.
      • She paused momentarily as if she was going to add her opinion, but in the end, decided not to rise up against the authority of the principal.
      • The children eventually rise up against their tormentors.
      • You can rise up and destroy the ones who took away what you love.
      • She asks for everyone to rise up against this evil.
      • At the center of the room was a raised platform, a tower like structure that rose about 20 feet into the air.
      • Some say, if that's the case, why don't they rise up and overthrow the government themselves?
      • He proclaimed himself King, calling for Scotland to rise up to his banner and help him reclaim the old bloodline.
      • In the distance to one side, the dark forms of mountains rose upwards.
      • The military structures of the base rose up all around them, shrouded in the green mists.
      • The cliff walls rose several hundred feet above the floor of the pass.
      • Future generations will have to find some other way to rise up against their parents.
      • The film, in color, opens with a view from above of waves breaking on a beach; a distant mountain rises out of the mist.
      • Their father, who was determined to overthrow the queen, was influencing the eldest daughter, trying to get her to rise up against her mother.
      • Part of me would like to believe that things like this will strike a chord within us all, making us rise up and say ‘NO, we will not have it!’
      • Before them, a great structure of green stone rose seamlessly from a basin of grass.
      • There were far fewer buildings on this side of the stream, save for a small courthouse-like building with a tall stone tower rising from its gables.
      • The view is not of the standard Chicago skyline in which gleaming skyscrapers rise like the Emerald City from the glassy expanse of Lake Michigan.
      • The battered masonry walls rise dramatically from the landscape.
      • I realized that we were at a cliff that rose hundreds of feet high.
      • In daily use for more than 300 years, the landmark rises from the churchyard in Allouville-Bellefosse.
      • Thirty grayish white pillars surrounding the building rose so high that I couldn't help but wonder if they'd used magic to set them up.

  • 3

    • 3.1(stand up)

      (audience/person) ponerse de pie formal
      (person/audience) levantarse formal
      (audience/person) pararse Latin America formal
      please rise for the national anthem por favor pónganse de pie para escuchar el himno nacional
      • to rise to one's feet (after falling, get up) levantarse
      • to rise from the table/one's chair levantarse de la mesa/silla
      • My brother sighed heavily and ran a hand through his hair before slowly rising from the floor.
      • Giles rose and moved to sit on the edge of the coffee table.
      • When she saw me, she rose from her chair and put her hand to her chest.
      • She paused and looked back as the two men rose and stood beside the table.
      • Fussing with her hair, Gwendolyn rose from the couch and gave a wobbly curtsy.
      • Clara relaxed and smiled at Adam who had risen from the table.
      • Brushing his hair back slowly she rose and walked from the room.
      • A leaf fell onto her hair as Alex rose slowly to his feet.
      • She clapped her hands together as she rose from her chair.
      • We rose by degrees, in ones and twos, horror in every gaze.
      • Greg noticed that Sam's father had risen from his seat and headed upstairs.
      • He rose from the chair, leaving Miss King weeping.
      • When Baker grabbed Daisy's necklace, John rose from his chair.
      • The other four had risen from the table and joined her at the door.
      • She rose and moved to gather the bottle of whiskey from the stool near the door.
      • Giving a deep sigh, she rose from the chair and walked into the sitting room.
      • When no answer came, Beth rose from her chair and went to kneel beside his.
      • He rose and stood impassively, gazing over her right shoulder.
      • Eugénie and Lise Anne have just risen from their dinner.
      • Dave nodded, but seemed distracted by something else, for Christopher had risen from his meditation suddenly, and he was coming out.

    • 3.2(out of bed)

      levantarse
      to rise from the dead resucitar de entre los muertos
      • Jane rises early the next morning, and on her way downstairs, comes upon Grace Poole sewing rings on the curtains in Mr. Rochester's room.
      • Vanessa was strictly a night-owl; slow to rise in the morning and able to party all night.
      • The next morning, I rose at what I thought was an early hour, nearly 5 o'clock, but Meredith was already up.
      • Of course, alcohol was not in short supply and I suppose that may also have contributed to my inability to rise on Sunday morning.
      • The two sisters rose at the same hour, dressed in the same manner, and entered their sitting room at the same moment.
      • She rose early one morning, determined to make it up to Emmy.
      • The next morning they will rise early and head into Stockholm.
      • Ted rose early the next morning and took a taxi to the Museo Nazionale, cool, echoey, empty of tourists despite the fact that it was summer.
      • I left early the next morning before anyone had risen.
      • The next morning, Gil rose early, shaved quickly and rode away before the rest of the camp began to stir.
      • Saturday came around, and we were in Hyde Park early in the morning, rising earlier than the city's postmen and milkmen.
      • Driving back to Galway, the family can rise early on Sunday morning and take a boat trip to the Aran Islands.
      • I really was tired, and if I had to rise early the next morning, I wanted to be well rested.
      • He rose early in the morning, most of the time about four, and was unable to return till around eleven at night.
      • They rose early the next morning, and Rhia sensed that the soldiers seemed well-rested and eager to resume their journey.
      • In the mornings they would rise early so they could ride rented bicycles on the boardwalk.
      • This morning Jean had risen before dawn, feeling refreshed.
      • The next morning, Jane rises early and surveys the long hallways of the house; everything is very stately and imposing, dark and heavy.
      • Lee rose at 0600, and pulled on a pair of sweats, and a T-shirt for his morning run on the beach.
      • The next day was Friday, and I rose at my usual early hour.

  • 4

    (in position, status)
    he rose to the rank of general ascendió al rango de general
    • she has risen in my estimation ha ganado en mi estima
  • 5British

    (adjourn)
    (court/parliament) levantar la sesión
    • There was, therefore, considerable disappointment that when the Dail rose for the summer recess nothing had been done.
    • The courts sit from 11 am to 1pm, then rise for lunch and sit again from 2pm to 4pm.
    • Before the Dail and Seanad rose for the summer recess, Dempsey formulated a series of proposals for the reform of the Oireachtas.
  • 6

    (revolt)
    levantarse
    alzarse
    to rise against sb/sth levantarse contra algn/algo
  • 7

    (originate)
    (river) nacer formal
    • The Mejerda River, which rises in Algeria, drains into the Gulf of Tunis.
    • The longest river in the country is the Medjerda, which rises in Algeria and flows through Tunisia to the sea.