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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. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  6. 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"
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. To proceed; to issue; to spring.
  10. Rising.
  11. To mount up or ascend; to come into view; to rise up; to spring up; to come into existence; to originate.
  12. Arose.
  13. Arisen.
  14. Arising.
  15. To rise up: to come into view: to spring:- pa. t. arose, pa. p. arisen.
  16. To rise; to come into view; to proceed.
  17. To spring forth; appear; issue; originate; rise; ascend.
  18. To rise up; to spring up; to appear.
  19. To get up; to ascend.

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. 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
  3. " Though a certain coolness did arise over the luggage this morning. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. " Arise, arise," The editor said, " and be going." – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  11. 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
  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. I will not be associated with whatever political scandal may arise from this affair. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. – Ester Ried by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  18. 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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