Getup vs Rise - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between getup and rise

is that getup is (chiefly|us|informal) a costume or outfit, especially one that is ostentatious or otherwise unusual while rise is the process of or an action or instance of moving upwards or becoming greater.

As a verb rise is

(label) to move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.

getup

English

Alternative forms

* get up * get-up

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chiefly, US, informal) A costume or outfit, especially one that is ostentatious or otherwise unusual.
  • *1899 ,
  • When near the buildings I met a white man, in such an unexpected elegance of get–up that in the first moment I took him for a sort of vision.
  • * 1917 , " 1,200 Reading Firemen March," Reading Eagle (Pennsylvania, USA), 28 Oct. p. 4:
  • The Schnitzelbank Band, each member attired in an odd getup , received many comments for the manner in which the men marched.
  • * 2009 , " Worried They Will Miss the War: Inside the Mind of West Point's Class of 2009," Newsweek , 6 June:
  • [A] parade of costumed cadets trots by: a shark costume, an Uncle Sam getup and three young men in form-fitting bodysuits.
  • (informal) A fight or altercation.
  • * 2002 , Andrea Sachs, " Caricature Builder," Time , 21 Jan.:
  • "A bully. Picked on fellows. He loved to fight. But I never saw him in a getup with a fellow his own size."
  • (publishing) Layout and production style, as of a magazine.
  • See also

    * all get up * get up

    rise

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) risen, from (etyl) . See also (l). (cognates) Cognate with (etyl) rize, (etyl) .

    Verb

  • (label) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.
  • # To move upwards.
  • # To grow upward; to attain a certain height.
  • # To slope upward.
  • # (of a celestial body) To appear to move upwards from behind the horizon of a planet as a result of the planet's rotation.
  • #* 1898 , , (Moonfleet) , ,
  • And still the hours passed, and at last I knew by the glimmer of light in the tomb above that the sun had risen again, and a maddening thirst had hold of me. And then I thought of all the barrels piled up in the vault and of the liquor that they held; and stuck not because 'twas spirit, for I would scarce have paused to sate that thirst even with molten lead.
  • # To become erect; to assume an upright position.
  • # To leave one's bed; to get up.
  • #* Old proverb
  • He that would thrive must rise by five.
  • # (figurative) To be resurrected.
  • # (figurative) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn.
  • #* (1800-1859)
  • It was near ninebefore the House rose .
  • (label) To increase in value or standing.
  • # To attain a higher status.
  • #* (rfdate) (Augustus Hare) (1834-1903)
  • among the rising theologians of Germany
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
  • # Of a quantity, price, etc., to increase.
  • #* {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-06, volume=408, issue=8843, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The rise of smart beta , passage=Investors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of return.}}
  • # To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; said of style, thought, or discourse.
  • #*
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;
  • # To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pitch.
  • To begin; to develop.
  • # To develop.
  • #* '>citation
  • Professor Peter Crome, chair of the audit's steering group, said the report "provides further concrete evidence that the care of patients with dementia in hospital is in need of a radical shake-up". While a few hospitals had risen to the challenge of improving patients' experiences, many have not, he said. The report recommends that all staff receive basic dementia awareness training, and staffing levels should be maintained to help such patients.
  • # To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light.
  • # (of a river) To have its source (in a particular place).
  • #* 1802 December 1, “Interesting description of the Montanna Real”, in The Monthly magazine, or, British register , Number 94 (Number 5 of Volume 14), page 396:
  • The majestic Marannon, or Amazon River, rises out of the Lake Launcocha, situated in the province of Tarma, in 10° 14? south latitude, and ten leagues to the north of Pasco.
  • # To become perceptible to the senses, other than sight.
  • # To become agitated, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
  • #* (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • At our heels all hell should rise / With blackest insurrection.
  • #* (Alexander Pope) (1688-1744)
  • No more shall nation against nation rise .
  • # To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
  • #* Spectator
  • A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men of contemplative natures.
  • (obsolete) To retire; to give up a siege.
  • * (Richard Knolles) (1545-1610)
  • He, rising with small honour from Gunza,was gone.
  • To come; to offer itself.
  • * (Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • There chanced to the prince's hand to rise / An ancient book.
  • (printing, dated) To be lifted, or capable of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; said of a form.
  • Synonyms
    * (move upwards) climb, go up * (be resurrected) be resurrected, come back from the dead * climb, increase, go up
    Antonyms
    * (move upwards) descend, drop, fall, sink * (of a celestial body) set * be reduced, decrease, drop, fall, go down
    Coordinate terms
    * raise

    Etymology 2

    From the above verb.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The process of or an action or instance of moving upwards or becoming greater.
  • The rise of the tide.
    There was a rise of nearly two degrees since yesterday.
    Exercise is usually accompanied by a temporary rise in blood pressure.
  • The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.
  • The rise of the working class.
    The rise of the printing press.
    The rise of the feminists.
  • (chiefly, UK) An increase (in a quantity, price, etc).
  • The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
  • The rise of his pants was so low that his tailbone was exposed.
  • (UK, Ireland, Australia) An increase in someone's pay rate; a raise.
  • The governor just gave me a rise of 2-pounds-6.
  • (Sussex) A small hill; used chiefly in place names .
  • An area of terrain that tends upward away from the viewer, such that it conceals the region behind it; a slope.
  • * 1884 , (Mark Twain), (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) , ,
  • I went along up the bank with one eye out for pap and t?other one out for what the rise might fetch along.
  • An angry reaction.
  • I knew that would get a rise out of him.
    Synonyms
    * (increase in pay) raise
    Antonyms
    * fall
    Derived terms
    * earthrise * get a rise out of * moonrise * on the rise * pay rise * sunrise * take the rise

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