A·rise v. i. [imp. Arose p. pr. & vb. n. Arising; p. p. Arisen ].
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.]
v 1: 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" [syn: originate, rise, develop, uprise,
spring up, grow]
2: originate or come into being; "aquestion arose" [syn: come
up, bob up]
3: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
[syn: rise, uprise, get up, stand up] [ant: sit
down, lie down]
4: occur; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
[syn: come up]
5: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the
forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: rise,
lift, move up, go up, come up, uprise] [ant: descend]
6: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance [syn:
rebel, rise, rise up]
7: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They
rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: get up, turn
out, uprise, rise] [ant: go to bed, go to bed]
[also: arose, arisen]