intransitive verb
1. (to move upward) 
a. subir 
The kite rose high in the sky over the park. La cometa subió alto en el cielo sobre el parque.
b. alzar 
Her eyes rose to watch the doves fly away. Sus ojos se alzaron a ver las palomas salir volando.
2. (to increase) 
a. subir 
The price of gas is rising.Sube el precio de la gasolina.
b. aumentar 
Our benefits rose five percent this year.Nuestros beneficios aumentaron un cinco por ciento este año.
3. (to get up) 
a. ponerse de pie (to stand up) 
Please rise to welcome the president of the company.Pónganse de pie para recibir al presidente de la empresa.
b. pararse (to stand up) (Latin America) 
It's customary to rise when the judge walks into the room.Es la costumbre pararse cuando entra el juez al cuarto.
c. levantarse (to wake up) 
She rises at six every morning to go for a walk. Ella se levanta a las seis todas las mañanas para caminar.
4. (to gain power or status) 
a. subir 
Queen Elizabeth I rose to power in November 1558.La reina Isabel I subió al trono en noviembre de 1558.
b. ascender 
He rose through the ranks to become his party's leader.Él ascendió por el escalafón hasta hacerse el líder de su partido.
5. (to rebel) 
a. alzarse 
The army rose against the dictator who governed the country. El ejército se alzó contra el dictador que gobernaba el país.
After decades of dictatorial rule, the citizens rose up against the king.Después de décadas de dictadura, los ciudadanos se levantaron contra el rey.
6. (to extend upwards) 
a. elevarse 
I can see the mountains rising in the distance from my window.Puedo ver cómo se elevan las montañas en la distancia desde mi ventana.
b. alzarse 
The skyline rose before them as they drove into the city.El perfil de la ciudad se alzó ante ellos mientras conducían a la ciudad.
7. (astronomy) 
a. salir 
The sun will rise tomorrow at 6 am.El sol saldrá mañana a las 6 am.
8. (increase in value or amount) 
What would you say the rise in sales is due to?¿A qué dirías que se debe el aumento en ventas?
b. la subida (F) 
I have noticed a slight rise in the prices at the supermarket.He notado una ligera subida en los precios del supermercado.
c. el auge (M) 
The rise in digital technology has gone hand in hand with an increase in obesity.El auge de la tecnología digital ha sido acompañado por un aumento de la obesidad.
9. (increase in influence) 
Her rise to the position of CEO has been astonishing.Su ascenso al puesto de directora ejecutiva ha sido sorprendente.
10. (in ground) 
a. la subida (F) 
There's a slight rise in the road that can be dangerous if there is ice.Hay una leve subida en la carretera que puede ser peligrosa si hay hielo.
b. la colina (F) (hill) 
They live in a house just on the other side of the rise.Ellos viven en una casa justo del otro lado de la colina.
11. (pay increase) (United Kingdom) 
My manager offered me a rise due to my high productivity.My jefe me ha ofrecido un aumento debido a mi elevada productividad.
1. (in price, temperature, pressure) 
a. la aumento m, subida (F) 
(pay) riseaumento (de sueldo)
to be on the riseir en aumento
the rise and fallel ascenso y la caída, el esplendor y la decadencia
2. (of leader, party) 
a. el ascenso (M) 
her rise to powersu ascenso or acceso al poder
to give rise to somethingdar pie a algo
3. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
to get a rise out of somebodyconseguir mosquear a alguien
4. (in ground) 
a. la subida f, cuesta (F) 
intransitive verb
5. (get up) 
a. levantarse 
to rise early/latelevantarse temprano/tarde
6. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
rise and shine!¡arriba!
7. (road, ground) 
a. subir, elevarse 
8. (smoke, balloon) 
a. ascender, subir 
9. (sun, moon) 
a. salir 
10. (in society) 
a. ascender 
a murmur rose from the crowdun murmullo se elevó entre la multitud
to rise to the occasionestar a la altura de las circunstancias
to rise to powerascender or acceder al poder
to rise in somebody's esteemganarse la estima de alguien
11. (temperature, price) 
a. aumentar, subir 
12. (voice) 
a. elevarse, subir 
13. (hope) 
a. aumentar 
14. (dough) 
a. fermentar, subir 
my spirits rosese me levantó el ánimo
15. (revolt) 
a. levantarse 
to rise in armslevantarse en armas
to rise in protest (against something)alzarse en protesta (contra algo)
rise [raɪz] rose (past)risen (participle:past)
1 (upward movement) subida (f); ascenso (m); [of tide] subida (f); [of river] crecida (f); (in tone, pitch) subida (f); elevación (f)
of sun, moon
a rapid rise in sea level una rápida subida del nivel del mar; the gentle rise and fall of his breathing el ligero movimiento de su pecho al inspirar y espirar
the rise and fall of the stock market the woodland which grew there has been buried by the rise of the sea since 2000 BC a rise in the voice an increase in frequency of the sound waves is perceived as a rise in pitch with the rise of the tide the boat was washed off the rocks
to get a rise out of sb chinchar a algn (informal)
he stopped bothering him once he saw he couldn't get a rise out of him I would push and push just to get a rise out of him, and he would cave in every time my guess is he did it to taunt her, to get a rise out of her
to take the rise out of sb tomar el pelo a algn (informal)
his mates are always taking the rise out of him because he's so devoted to this girl it should be fun taking the rise out of some love songs
2 (increase) (in number, rate, value) aumento (m); (in price, temperature) subida (f); aumento (m); (Britain) (in salary) aumento (m) (de sueldo)
the rise in crime a sharp rise in the number of foreigners seeking asylum foreign nationals have begun leaving because of a sharp rise in violence the figures also show a substantial rise in the number of people becoming infected with HIV there's been a sharp rise in the rate of inflation /LWT's 21% rise in profits to Pounds 25.2m and a 50% rise in the dividend/ to 5.9p provided one of the few bright spots in yesterday's gloomy City a rise of 5 degrees in temperature a rise in fuel prices
to ask for a rise pedir un aumento (de sueldo); he was given a 30% pay rise le dieron un aumento de sueldo del 30%
the chairman of British Gas has been given a sixty-six per cent rise
they got a rise of 50 dollars les aumentaron el sueldo en 50 dólares
he will get a pay rise of nearly £4,000
a rise in interest rates un aumento de los tipos de interés
inflation is [on] the rise again
prices are on the rise los precios están subiendo
the figures for marriage, far from falling, are on the rise again
3 (advancement) ascenso (m); subida (f); (emergence) desarrollo (m)
his meteoric rise to fame su ascenso meteórico or su subida meteórica a la fama; Napoleon's rise to power el ascenso or la subida de Napoleón al poder; the rise of the middle class el desarrollo de la clase media
we are observing the rise of a new breed of worker the group celebrated the regime's rise to power in 1979 the papers devote numerous pages on the rise to power of her successor, Mr John Major Haig's rise was fuelled by an all-consuming sense of patriotic duty the decline of the Liberal Party and the rise of Labour the rise of racism in America is a serious concern
the rise and fall of [of organization] el auge y (la) decadencia de; [of person] el ascenso y (la) caída de; the rise and fall of the empire el auge y (la) decadencia del imperio
the rise and fall of the anti-war movement
nazism was on the rise in Europe el nazismo estaba creciendo en Europa
4 (small hill) colina (f); loma (f); (upward slope) cuesta (f) (arriba); pendiente (f); [of stairs] subida (f)
a house on a distant rise of land the pub itself was on a rise, commanding views across the countryside I climbed to the top of a rise overlooking the ramparts a steep rise leads out of the village the steps were difficult to negotiate because of their steep rise
5 (origin) [of river] nacimiento (m)
to give rise to [+innovation] dar origen a; [+problems, impression] causar; [+interest, ideas] suscitar; [+speculation, doubts, suspicion, fear] suscitar; dar lugar a
the primitive molecules believed to have given rise to life on earth the needs of the new textile industry in the nineteenth century gave rise to modern chemistry excessive exercise can give rise to problems the pressure can give rise to extreme pain insufficient vitamin E in the diet may give rise to a form of anaemia low levels of choline in the body can give rise to high blood-pressure this may give rise to the impression that you are not particularly bothered either way the picture gave rise to speculation that the three were still alive and being held captive this sort of talk can give rise to misunderstandings the hope is that stimulation will give rise to new ideas an issue that has given rise to heated debate within French farming circles the central issues have not given rise to a lot of political discussion the circumstances as we presently know them give rise to concern
intransitive verb
1 (get up) (from bed) levantarse; (stand up) ponerse de pie; levantarse; (rear up) [+building, mountain] elevarse; alzarse
to rise early madrugar; levantarse temprano; he rose to greet us se levantó para recibirnos; the mountains rose up before him las montañas se elevaban or se alzaban frente a él; the horse rose on its hind legs el caballo se alzó sobre sus patas traseras
to rise at 6 he rose from his sickbed to go and see her they had risen at dawn to rise on tiptoe Luther rose slowly from the chair The Prime Minister rose to reply. the mountain rises to 3,500 metres the building rose before him, tall and stately the towers rise out of a concrete podium the woods that rise from the long meadow I stared out at Manhattan rising in the distance St Paul's rose majestically from the trees Slobodia shall rise again
to rise from the dead resucitar
did Christ really rise from the dead? tell the people the Saviour has risen
to rise to one's feet ponerse de pie; rise and shine! ¡levántate y espabila!; to rise from (the) table levantarse de la mesa
2 (get higher) [+sun, moon] salir; [+smoke, mist, balloon] subir; ascender; elevarse (literary); [+dust, spray, theatre curtain] levantarse; [+water, tide, level, aircraft, lift] subir; [+dough, cake] aumentar; subir; [+river] crecer; [+hair] ponerse de punta
the plane rose to 4,000 metres el avión subió a 4.000 metros; his eyebrows rose at the sight of her al verla se le arquearon las cejas; her actions caused a few eyebrows to rise sus acciones causaron cierto escándalo; her eyes rose to meet mine alzó la mirada y se encontró con la mía; the fish are rising well los peces están picando bien
he wanted to be over the line of the ridge before the sun had risen an orange moon rose behind the rustling pine trees hot air rises Wilson's ice-cold eyes watched the smoke rise from his cigarette black dense smoke rose into the air we saw the black smoke rising over the barbed wire we drove through the mist rising over the mountain tops the powdery dust rose in a cloud around him spray rose up from the surface of the water clouds of birds rose from the tree-tops it rose 3 metres off the ground the curtain rose to reveal a solitary person on the stage put the dough in a warm place to rise the ground rises beyond the lake recent rains have caused the river to rise two metres the water rose above the normal level the level of the lake continues to rise the waters continue to rise as more than 1,000 people are evacuated the hairs on his neck rose in fear she felt the hair rise on the back of her neck it made my stomach rise when I saw the corpse my eyes closed while /I fought to stop my stomach rising/ /his gorge rose/ at the sight, sickness threatening to choke him when one thinks about what they have done to people in their power one's gorge rises at the idea of them sitting in judgement on anyone I'd been there all morning but the fish just weren't rising
to rise above [+differences, poverty] superar; [+prejudice] estar por encima de
to rise above a certain temperature/level the moon rose above the treetops
the film rarely rises above the level of a bedroom farce we must rise above our ideological differences his attempt to rise above the poverty of his background to rise above petty rancour we must rise above adversity and carry the struggle onwards you're in the Party - you must rise above personal feeling a woman who can rise above such disadvantages is clearly exceptional she was in continual pain, but rose above it I'm just sorry there has to be this mess between us - I just keep hoping that we can rise above it Mr Mitgang's script never rises above the level of historical summary
to rise to the bait picar or morder el anzuelo
he wouldn't rise to the bait he won't rise to any of your taunts the paper's editorial advises Mrs Thatcher not to rise to the bait
to rise to the surface salir a la superficie; [+tensions, contradictions] surgir; aflorar; it is a time when these tensions may rise to the surface es un momento en el que puede que surjan or afloren estas tensiones
he rose to the surface and took two or three deep breaths the solids will rise to the surface melted butter approaches 160 to 170 degrees when the milk solids begin to foam and rise to the surface he rose almost to the surface of consciousness in his writing he allows contradictions and ambiguities to rise to the surface
3 (increase) [+price, temperature, pressure] subir; aumentar; [+number, amount, tension] aumentar; [+barometer, stocks, shares] subir; [+wind] arreciar; levantarse; [+sound] hacerse más fuerte
it has risen 20% in price su precio ha subido or aumentado en un 20%; new houses are rising in value las viviendas nuevas se están revalorizando; unemployment was rising el paro aumentaba; the noise rose to almost unbearable levels el ruido se hizo tan fuerte que era casi insoportable; her voice rose in anger levantó or alzó la voz enfadada
her voice never rose above a whisper prices are rising pre-tax profits rose from £842,000 to £1.82m tourist trips of all kinds in Britain rose by 10.5% between 1977 and 1987 exports in June rose 1.5% to a record $30.91 billion investment levels have fallen, while the number of business failures has risen BAT rose 5p to finish at £1,36 rising temperatures would cause the polar icecaps to melt the wind was still rising, approaching a force nine gale Foxworth shivered as the wind rose up and roared through the beech trees his voice rose almost to a scream "Bernard?" her voice rose hysterically
4 [+ground] subir (en pendiente)
he looked up the slope of land that rose from the house the ground begins to rise some 20 yards away
5 (in rank) ascender
he rose to colonel ascendió a coronel; he rose to be president llegó a ser presidente; she rose to the top of her profession llegó a la cumbre de su profesión
to rise in the world men of his age rose gradually in rank and responsibility with each passing year if Bergson rose rapidly to fame, it was because he had the talent
to rise in sb's estimation ganar en la estima de algn
through the way he is handling this affair he is raising daily in public estimation
to rise from nothing salir de la nada
to rise from or through the ranks (Mil) ascender de soldado raso
from an unlikely background he has risen rapidly through the ranks of government I started with Hoover 26 years ago in sales and rose up through the ranks
be equal to I can't rise [to] £10 to rise to the challenge Mr Kohl re-emphasised his view that the new Germany must rise to the challenge of its enhanced responsibilities rising to the challenge, he proceeded to answer the minister's criticisms While everyone else was uncovering their assets (ie taking their clothes off), the TV action girl failed to rise to the challenge and turned up in the British Gas commercials with a dowdy tracksuit it is clear that Mr Heseltine could win - if he fails to rise to the challenge, he will find the tide slipping away from him to rise to the occasion I told him of my problem and he rose to the occasion, getting me to the station in record time he is a player who rarely fails to rise to the occasion delegates here in Houston desperately want George Bush to succeed tonight - Congresswoman Olympia Snowe says /she's certain the president will rise to the occasion/
6 (improve) [+standards] mejorar
our spirits rose nos animamos; it could cause expectations to rise podría hacer que las expectativas crecieran
since she took over as headmistress, standards have risen
7 (come forth)
a loud gasp rose from the audience el público soltó un grito ahogado; laughter rose from the audience entre el público estallaron las risas; from the people, a cheer rose up la gente empezó a vitorear todos a una; she could feel a blush rising to her cheeks sentía que se le subía el color a las mejillas; sentía que se le subían los colores; tears rose to his eyes se le saltaron las lágrimas; a feeling of panic was rising in him empezó a entrarle una sensación de pánico
something inside me rose in protest there were low, muffled voices rising from the hallway a tide of emotion rose and clouded his judgement Amy felt the colour rising in her cheeks at the thought a mounting wave of dislike and anger rose within me old humiliations and terrors rose up within him I felt panic rise in my throat the idea/image rose in her mind
8 (originate) [+river] nacer
the Guadalquivir rises in the Sierra de Cazorla and flows south
9 (rebel) (also rise up) sublevarse; levantarse;against contra
the people rose (up) against their oppressors el pueblo se sublevó or levantó contra sus opresores
they will rise up and overthrow the government the National Convention has promised armed support to any people who wish to rise against armed oppression a woman called on the population to rise up against the government he warned that if the government moved against him the people would rise up to rise up in [anger] they must have been surprised when this community rose up in anger
to rise (up) in arms alzarse en armas
he exhorted the crowd to rise in arms for the nation
to rise (up) in revolt sublevarse; rebelarse
the settlers rose in revolt he issued a stern warning to those who had risen up in revolt the newly-occupied Italian colony of Libya rose in revolt in 1914
10 (adjourn) [+parliament, court] levantar la sesión
the House rose at 2a.m. se levantó la sesión parlamentaria a las 2 de la madrugada
Parliament will rise on Thursday next the court rose at midday
Verb Conjugations for subir
View complete conjugation for subir
Search history
Did this page answer your question?