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Definitions of arise

  1. originate or come into being; " aquestion arose"
  2. get up and out of bed; " I get up at 7 A. M. every day"; " They rose early"; " He uprose at night"
  3. occur; " A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
  4. move upward; " The fog lifted"; " The smoke arose from the forest fire"; " The mist uprose from the meadows"
  5. rise to one's feet; " The audience got up and applauded"
  6. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  7. come into existence; take on form or shape; " A new religious movement originated in that country"; " a love that sprang up from friendship"; " the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; " An interesting phenomenon uprose"
  8. To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose early in the morning.
  9. To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a part; to present itself; as, the waves of the sea arose; a persecution arose; the wrath of the king shall arise.
  10. To proceed; to issue; to spring.
  11. Rising.
  12. To mount up or ascend; to come into view; to rise up; to spring up; to come into existence; to originate.
  13. Arose.
  14. Arisen.
  15. Arising.
  16. To rise up: to come into view: to spring:- pa. t. arose, pa. p. arisen.
  17. To rise; to come into view; to proceed.
  18. To spring forth; appear; issue; originate; rise; ascend.
  19. To rise up; to spring up; to appear.
  20. To get up; to ascend.
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Quotes of arise

  1. Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation. – Kofi Annan
  2. Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive. – Antisthenes
  3. Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise – Hannah Arendt
  4. When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive- to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius
  5. Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects? – Sergei Eisenstein
  6. Whatever labels may be attached to the fifteen charges brought against me, they all arise from my having been a member of the Communist Party and from my activities as a member. – Bram Fischer
  7. The proof of evolution lies in those adaptations that arise from improbable foundations. – Stephen Jay Gould
  8. There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes 'Raise the sail with your stronger hand,' meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise in life that you are best equipped to do. – Soichiro Honda
  9. When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered. – Ryszard Kapuscinski
  10. I do not write by any set time schedule. I realize there are many writers who follow a daily regime where they arise at 6 :00 a. m., do some sort of exercise, eat breakfast and then sit down and produce words for a three to four hour period. – Donald McKay
  11. Therefore, once U. S. forces leave, it is almost inevitable that an anti -Western, anti -U. S. regime will arise – William Odom
  12. One would think that in writing about literary men and matters there would be no difficulty in finding a title for one's essay, or that any embarrassment which might arise would be from excess of material. I find this, however, far from being the case. – James Payn
  13. If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants. – Lao Tzu
  14. In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise – Margaret J. Wheatley

Usage examples for arise

  1. Pale guests of sovereign Death, They sought their silent beds at his command, And it seems Strange that their life- long dreams Shall find them no more,- never bid them arise And go forth with a glory in their eyes. – Pan and Aeolus: Poems by Charles Hamilton Musgrove
  2. He knew not only what they had to say in given circumstances, but also what they would say in any circumstances that might arise – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  3. It does not however follow that good would not be developed also; whilst we are confident of the fact, that unless the trial be made, it cannot possibly arise – On the Variation of Species, with Especial Reference to the Insecta ; Followed by an Inquiry into the Nature of Genera by Thomas Vernon Wollaston
  4. He felt likewise that no one could tell whence a solution of the present difficulties might arise – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  5. " Arise arise The editor said, " and be going." – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  6. If she is the right sort of girl no such feeling will arise – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  7. Still Jack felt that his was just the natural tone for a horse, and that it did not arise only from the length of his nose. – Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow
  8. I will arise and go unto this woman, And with bent head and my arms about her knees I shall say unto her: Beloved beyond all words, Others have sought your side, And many have craved your kiss, But none, O body of flesh and bone, Has known a hunger like mine! – Open Water by Arthur Stringer
  9. Other buildings, among which I heard the governor mention an hospital and permanent barracks for the troops, may also be expected to arise soon. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  10. The truth was, she thought it possible that an occasion might arise some time or other, at which Albert might wish to write a letter; and if such a case should occur, it would give her great pleasure to have him write his letter at her desk. – Mary Erskine by Jacob Abbott
  11. Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. – Ester Ried by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  12. Our race is not great, and shall not be, until the hour when the Mighty Men of the Kimash Hills arise from their sleep and possess the land again. – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  13. " Though a certain coolness did arise over the luggage this morning. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  14. New understanding seemed to arise from the space- map. – The Instant of Now by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  15. The reflection would arise that it was almost a pity it should be eaten up so very fast; yet was it not a fine thing to be able to make such a cake! – Station Amusements by Lady Barker
  16. I will not be associated with whatever political scandal may arise from this affair. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. And Jesus said to him, " Arise and go on your way, your faith has made you well." – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  18. But it was not here that the immediate occasion of a final rupture was to arise – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  19. Now, both self love and earth love arise from some false imagination of that which is not. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. The will is always, from the very nature of the case, concerned in the questions that here arise – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce

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