rise to power

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for rise to power

the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)


Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
She told all women to kill men, and it was their only way to rise to power," said the AHS co-creator, reported the Deadline.
Trump must show to the world through his actions that he is not what people think of him, and that the fears expressed at his rise to power are unfounded and unjustified.
Brecht penned his allegory of Hitler's rise to power, as told through the cod-comedic tale of ambitious chancer Arturo Ui and his takeover of the Chicago vegetable racket, in 1941 as he watched the Nazi machine engulfed Europe.
The Kennedys (BBC2, 9pm) THEIRS was the ultimate soap opera, featuring a remarkable cast: an ambitious father, his charismatic son, the latter's beautiful wife, and a rise to power that caught the imaginations of millions.
This scenario has been going on for years, Albanian parties rise to power with the agendas of Macedonian political parties and they accept everything just to be in power.
Experts claim their rise to power came "in fits and starts".
Author Lynn Downey is the company's historian, and provides here an excellent visual survey of the Levin Strauss rise to power and prestige: perfect for any California or business library.
Could it be that Dixon, whose rise to power sparked fears of mayhem in the corridors of power, will turn out to be the man who delivers peace in our time?
Matthews fell in love with what he considered Fidel's "new deal" for the Cuban people, and his gushing, uncritical accounts in the paper of record were instrumental in the creation of Castro's mythic persona and his rise to power.
99) is first in a trilogy which tells of vampire counts in a cursed land, who rise to power within a human empire virtually unnoticed.
I AM disappointed at the media's sanitization of British and American involvement in the rise to power of Saddam Hussain.
Alltagsgeschichte has less often been deployed in historians' attempts to understand Hitler's rise to power before 1933.
This period encompasses the major events leading to World War II, including the rise to power of Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin.
The downside is that women's rise to power may also reflect the struggles with joblessness, alcoholism, and poverty of many American Indian men.
He moved from the owner of a pest control business with a reputation as a party boy to become the most powerful man in Congress, today: The Hammer: God, Money And The Rise Of The Republican Congress charts his rise to power.