Rising vs Growing - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between rising and growing

is that rising is while growing is .

As nouns the difference between rising and growing

is that rising is rebellion while growing is growth; increase.

As adjectives the difference between rising and growing

is that rising is going up while growing is that grows.

As a preposition rising

is (us|slang|dated) more than; exceeding; upwards of.

rising

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • rebellion
  • The act of something that rises.
  • the risings and fallings of a thermometer
  • (US, dated) A dough and yeast mixture which is allowed to ferment.
  • salt rising'''; milk '''rising

    Adjective

    (-)
  • going up
  • Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • (US, slang, dated) More than; exceeding; upwards of.
  • a horse rising six years of age
    (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    growing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • growth; increase
  • * 1852 , Henry Howe, Historical Collections of the Great West
  • Some of these unhappy emigrants felt a general sinking of all their mental and bodily energies, without, however, experiencing the growings of hunger.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • That grows.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo‚Äôs port does not look like much.
  • Connected with growing