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Autor:  Paulo S
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Data:  31/MAI/2006 4:56 PM
Assunto:  Qual a diferença entre rise e increase?
 
Mensagem: 

 

Emerson wrote:

 

 Se existe, qual seria a diferença entre "rise" e "increase"? 

 

 

...so here we go....

 

RISE:

 

v., rose (rōz), ris·en (rĭz'ən), ris·ing, ris·es.

v.intr.
To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.
To get out of bed: rose at dawn.
To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend: Hot air rises.
To increase in size, volume, or level: The river rises every spring.
To increase in number, amount, or value: Prices are rising.
To increase in intensity, force, or speed: The wind has risen.
To increase in pitch or volume: The sound of their voices rose and fell.
To appear above the horizon: The sun rises later in the fall.
To extend upward; be prominent: The tower rose above the hill.
To slant or slope upward: Mount McKinley rises to nearly 6,200 meters.
To come into existence; originate.
To be erected: New buildings are rising in the city.
To appear at the surface of the water or the earth; emerge.
To puff up or become larger; swell up: The bread dough should rise to double its original size.
To become stiff and erect.
To attain a higher status: an officer who rose through the ranks.
To become apparent to the mind or senses: Old fears rose to haunt me.
To uplift oneself to meet a demand or challenge: She rose to the occasion and won the election.
To return to life.
To rebel: “the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government” (Abraham Lincoln).
To close a session of an official assembly; adjourn.

INCREASE:

 

v., -creased, -creas·ing, -creas·es.

v.intr.
To become greater or larger.
To multiply; reproduce.
v.tr.
To make greater or larger.

n. (ĭn'krēs')
The act of increasing: a steady increase in temperature.
The amount or rate by which something is increased: a tax increase of 15 percent.
Obsolete. Reproduction and spread; propagation.
idiom:
on the increase

Increasing, especially in frequency of occurrence: Crime is on the increase.

 

I hope it helps.

 

Paulo S.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Qual a diferença entre rise e increase?  –  emerson  31/MAI/2006, 2:38 PM
 Qual a diferença entre rise e increase?  –  Paulo S  31/MAI/2006, 4:56 PM
Qual a diferença entre rise e increase?  –  pat  31/MAI/2006, 5:21 PM
Qual a diferença entre rise e increase?  –  Aman  31/MAI/2006, 9:22 PM

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