DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

4 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 arise /əˈraɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·rise, n. Rising. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]