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.

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Origin of arise

before 900; Middle English arisen, Old English ārīsan; cognate with Gothic ur-reisan. See a-3, rise

OTHER WORDS FROM arise

re·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
/ (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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