Please help me quickly!!?

I dont get the differemce between raise and rise. Would it be The balloon began to raise or rise in the air?? Please explain wat the difference between the 2 is as too! And please explain the difference between bring and take! I dont get the difference between them!! Thanks a lot!!!!!


please explain...i no the definition! but i dont get the difference!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1. To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.

    2. To get out of bed: rose at dawn.

    3. To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend: Hot air rises.

    4. To increase in size, volume, or level: The river rises every spring.

    5. To increase in number, amount, or value: Prices are rising.

    6. To increase in intensity, force, or speed: The wind has risen.

    7. To increase in pitch or volume: The sound of their voices rose and fell.

    8. To appear above the horizon: The sun rises later in the fall.

    9. To extend upward; be prominent: The tower rose above the hill.

    10. To slant or slope upward: Mount McKinley rises to nearly 6,200 meters.

    11. To come into existence; originate.

    12. To be erected: New buildings are rising in the city.

    13. To appear at the surface of the water or the earth; emerge.

    14. To puff up or become larger; swell up: The bread dough should rise to double its original size.

    15. To become stiff and erect.

    16. To attain a higher status: an officer who rose through the ranks.

    17. To become apparent to the mind or senses: Old fears rose to haunt me.

    18. To uplift oneself to meet a demand or challenge: She rose to the occasion and won the election.

    19. To return to life.

    20. To rebel: "the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government" Abraham Lincoln.

    21. To close a session of an official assembly; adjourn.

    1. To cause to rise.

    2. To cause (a distant object at sea) to become visible above the horizon by advancing closer.


    1. The act of rising; ascent.

    2. The degree of elevation or ascent.

    3. The appearance of the sun or other celestial body above the horizon.

    4. An increase in height, as of the level of water.

    5. A gently sloped hill.

    6. A long broad elevation that slopes gently from the earth's surface or the ocean floor.

    7. An origin, beginning, or source: the rise of a river.

    8. Occasion or opportunity: facts that give rise to doubts about her motives.

    9. The emergence of a fish seeking food or bait at the water's surface.

    10. An increase in price, worth, quantity, or degree.

    11. An increase in intensity, volume, or pitch.

    12. Elevation in status, prosperity, or importance: the family's rise in New York society.

    13. The height of a flight of stairs or of a single riser.

    14. Chiefly British An increase in salary or wages; a raise.

    15. Informal An angry or irritated reaction: finally got a rise out of her.

    16. The distance between the crotch and waistband in pants, shorts, or underwear.

    raise (rz)

    v. raised, rais·ing, rais·es

    1. To move to a higher position; elevate: raised the loads with a crane. See Synonyms at lift.

    2. To set in an upright or erect position: raise a flagpole.

    3. To erect or build: raise a new building.

    4. To cause to arise, appear, or exist: The slap raised a welt.

    5. To increase in size, quantity, or worth: raise an employee's salary.

    6. To increase in intensity, degree, strength, or pitch: raised his voice.

    7. To improve in rank or dignity; promote: raised her to management level.


    a. To grow, especially in quantity; cultivate: raise corn and soybeans.

    b. To breed and care for to maturity: raise cattle.

    c. To bring up; rear: raise children.

    d. To accustom to something from an early age: "Such amenities are ... meant to make churchgoing attractive to a post-World War II generation raised on shopping malls and multiplex cinemas" Gustav Niebuhr.

    9. To put forward for consideration: raised an important question. See Synonyms at broach1.

    10. To voice; utter: raise a shout.


    a. To awaken; arouse: noise that would raise the dead.

    b. To stir up; instigate: raise a revolt.

    c. To bring about; provoke: remarks intended to raise a laugh.

    12. To make contact with by radio: couldn't raise the control tower after midnight.

    13. To gather together; collect: raise money from the neighbors for a charity.

    14. To cause (dough) to puff up.

    15. To end (a siege) by withdrawing troops or forcing the enemy troops to withdraw.

    16. To remove or withdraw (an order).

    17. Games

    a. To increase (a poker bet).

    b. To bet more than (a preceding bettor in poker).

    c. To increase the bid of (one's bridge partner).

    18. Nautical To bring into sight by approaching nearer: raised the Cape.

    19. To alter and increase fraudulently the written value of (a check, for example).

    20. To cough up (phlegm).

    21. Scots To make angry; enrage.

    v.intr. Games

    To increase a poker bet or a bridge bid.


    1. The act of raising or increasing.

    2. An increase in salary.

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