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arise

See also: ärise

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From Middle English arisen, from Old English ārīsan (to arise, get up; rise; spring from, originate; spring up, ascend), from Proto-Germanic *uzrīsaną (to rise up, arise), equivalent to a- +‎ rise. Cognate with Scots arise, aryse (to arise, rise up, come into existence), Middle Low German errīsen (to stand up, arise), Old High German irrīsan (to rise up, fall), Gothic [script?] (urreisan, to arise). [script?]

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arise (third-person singular simple present arises, present participle arising, simple past arose, past participle arisen)

  1. To come up from a lower to a higher position.
    to arise from a kneeling posture
    A cloud arose and covered the sun.
  2. To come up from one's bed or place of repose; to get up.
    He arose early in the morning.
  3. 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.
    • Bible, Exodus i. 8
      There arose up a new king [] which knew not Joseph.
    • Milton
      the doubts that in his heart arose
    • 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, vol. 92, p. 454,
      Because Plato allowed them to co-exist, the meaning and connotations of the one overlap those of the other, and ambiguities arise.

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