Definitions for: Arise


[v] get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
[v] occur; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
[v] move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
[v] rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
[v] take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
[v] 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"
[v] originate or come into being; "aquestion arose"



Webster (1913) Definition: A*rise" ([.a]*r[imac]z"), v. i. [imp. Arose
(-r[=o]z"); p. pr. & vb. n. Arising; p. p. Arisen
(-r[i^]z"'n).]. [AS. [=a]r[=i]san; [=a] (equiv. to Goth. us-,
ur-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + r[=i]san to rise; cf. Goth.
urreisan to arise. See Rise.]
1. 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.

2. 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.

There arose up a new king . . . which knew not
Joseph. --Ex. i. 8.

The doubts that in his heart arose. --Milton.

3. To proceed; to issue; to spring.

Whence haply mention may arise Of something not
unseasonable to ask. --Milton.


A*rise", n.
Rising. [Obs.] --Drayton.

Synonyms: bob up, come up, come up, come up, develop, get up, get up, go up, grow, lift, move up, originate, rebel, rise, rise, rise, rise, rise up, spring up, stand up, turn out, uprise, uprise, uprise

Antonyms: come down, crawl in, descend, fall, get into bed, go down, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, lie, lie down, retire, sack out, sit, sit down, turn in

See Also: ascend, become, chandelle, change posture, climb, climb up, come, come about, come forth, condense, dissent, emerge, follow, go, go on, hap, happen, locomote, mount, move, mutiny, occur, open, open up, pass, pass off, protest, resist, resurge, revolt, rise up, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surface, surge, swell, take place, take the floor, travel, uplift, well up, zoom

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