When something rises, it goes up. Because this word is often used as an irregular verb, it’s important to see what it looks like in the simple form, the past tense, and the past participle:
This verb is often used when describing the sun:
When the sun goes up, it rises.
When the sun goes down, it sets.
The word "rise" is often used when something increases, goes higher, or gets larger.
The verb "rise" is similar to the verb "raise," but you can’t use the two words in exactly the same way. "Rise" is intransitive. That means it does not take an object. "Raise" is transitive. It requires an object. Look at the sentences below:
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August 13, 2014