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Verb: arise (arose,arisen)  u'rIz
  1. Come into existence; take on form or shape
    "A new religious movement arose in that country";
    - originate, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow
  2. Come to attention or become relevant
    "a question arose";
    - come up, bob up
  3. Get on one's feet from a sitting or kneeling position
    "The audience arose and applauded";
    - rise, uprise, get up, stand up
  4. Result or issue
    "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion";
    - come up
  5. Move upward
    "The smoke arose from the forest fire";
    - rise, lift, move up, go up, come up, uprise
  6. Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
    - rebel, rise, rise up
  7. Get up and out of bed
    "I arise at 7 A.M. every day";
    - get up, turn out, uprise, rise

Derived forms: arising, arose, arises, arisen

See also: stand

Type of: become, change posture, come about, dissent, fall out, go, go on, hap [archaic], happen, locomote, move, occur, pass, pass off, protest, resist, take place, travel

Encyclopedia: Arise, O Compatriots