arise

[ uh-rahyz ]
/ əˈraɪz /

verb (used without object), a·rose, a·ris·en [uh-riz-uhn] /əˈrɪz ən/, a·ris·ing.

to get up from sitting, lying, or kneeling; rise: He arose from his chair when she entered the room.
to awaken; wake up: He arose at sunrise to get an early start to the beach.
to move upward; mount; ascend: A thin curl of smoke arose lazily from the cabin.
to come into being, action, or notice; originate; appear; spring up: New problems arise daily.
to result or proceed; spring or issue (sometimes followed by from): It is difficult to foresee the consequences that may arise from this action. After such destruction many problems in resettlement often arise.

Origin of arise

before 900; Middle English arisen, Old English ārīsan; cognate with Gothic ur-reisan. See a-3, rise
Related formsre·a·rise, verb (used without object), re·a·rose, re·a·ris·en, re·a·ris·ing.
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arise

/ (əˈraɪz) /

verb arises, arising, arose or arisen (intr)

to come into being; originate
(foll by from) to spring or proceed as a consequence; resultguilt arising from my actions
to get or stand up, as from a sitting, kneeling, or lying position
to come into notice
to move upwards; ascend

Word Origin for arise

Old English ārīsan; related to Old Saxon arīsan, Old High German irrīsan; see rise
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Word Origin and History for arise

arise


v.

Old English arisan "to get up, rise; spring from, originate; spring up, ascend" (cognate with Old Saxon arisan, Gothic urreisan), from a- (1) "of" + rise (v.). Mostly replaced by rise except in reference to circumstances. Related: Arising; arose; arisen.

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