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Arise - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Arise' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Arise [ n.]
- Rising.
2 . Arise [ v. i.]
- 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.
- 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.
- To proceed; to issue; to spring.

Meaning of 'Arise' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . arise [ v]
Meaning (1):
- come into existence; take on form or shape
Example in sentence:
  • a love that sprang up from friendship;
  • A new religious movement originated in that country;
  • An interesting phenomenon uprose;
  • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
Meaning (2):
- originate or come into being
Example in sentence:
  • a question arose
Meaning (3):
- result or issue
Example in sentence:
  • A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion
Meaning (4):
- get up and out of bed
Example in sentence:
  • He uprose at night;
  • I get up at 7 A.M. every day;
  • They rose early
Meaning (5):
- rise to one's feet
Example in sentence:
  • The audience got up and applauded
Meaning (6):
- move upward
Example in sentence:
  • The fog lifted;
  • The mist uprose from the meadows;
  • The smoke arose from the forest fire