BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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rise

How to sign: move upward
"The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows";

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See also: surface, rise up, come up

Similiar / Same: move up, go up, lift, arise, come up, uprise

Categories: travel, go, move, locomote

Within this category: scend, climb, soar, go up, rocket, uplift, chandelle, steam, rise

rise

How to sign: rise to one's feet
"The audience got up and applauded";

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Similiar / Same: get up, stand up, arise, uprise

Categories: change posture

Within this category: take the floor

rise

How to sign: 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";

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Similiar / Same: originate, arise, uprise, spring up, develop, grow

Categories: become

Within this category: resurge, come forth, come, well up, head

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