arise

[uh-rahyz]

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.

Nearby words

  1. ariose,
  2. arioso,
  3. ariosto,
  4. ariosto, ludovico,
  5. ariovistus,
  6. arisen,
  7. arising,
  8. arista,
  9. arista, mariano,
  10. aristaeus

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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British Dictionary definitions for arising

arise

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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