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Arise

A-rise′

(ȧ-rīz′)
,
Verb.
I.
[
imp.
Arose
(-rōz′)
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Arising
;
p. p.
Arisen
(-rĭz′’n)
.]
.
[AS.
ārīsan
;
(equiv. to Goth.
us-
,
ur-
, G.
er-
, orig. meaning out) +
rīsan
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′

,
Noun.
Rising.
[Obs.]
Drayton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Arise

ARI'SE

,
Verb.
I.
s as z pret. arose; pp. arisen; Heb.
1.
To ascend, mount up or move to a higher place; as, vapors arise from humid places.
2.
To emerge from below the horizon; as, the sun or a star arises or rises.
3.
To get out of bed; to leave the place or state of rest; or to leave a sitting or lying posture.
The king arose early and went to the den. Dan. 6.
4.
To begin; to spring up; to originate.
A persecution arose about Stephen. Act. 11.
5.
To revive from death; to leave the grave.
Many bodies of saints arose. Math. 27.
Figuratively, to wake from a state of sin and stupidity; to repent.
Arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee life.
Eph. 5.
6.
To begin to act; to exert power; to move from a state of inaction.
7.
To appear, or become known; to become visible, sensible or operative.
To you shall the sun of righteousness arise. Math. 4.
8.
To be put in motion; to swell or be agitated; as, the waves arose.
9.
To be excited or provoked; as, the wrath of the king shall arise.
10.
To emerge from poverty, depression or distress.
By whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small. Amos 7.
11.
To appear in a particular character; to enter upon an office.
There arose a new king who knew not Joseph. Ex. 1.
12.
To begin sedition, insurrection, or mutiny; as, the men arose, or rose upon their officers.
13.
To invade, assault or begin hostility; followed by against.
When he arose against me, I caught him by the beard.
1Sam. 17.
In this sense, the word against really belongs to the verb, and is necessary to give it this meaning. [See Rise, another form of this verb, which has the same signification, and is more generally used in popular language.]

Definition 2022


arise

arise

See also: ärise and arisé

English

Alternative forms

Verb

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
  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.
    A cloud arose and covered the sun.
    • 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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Translations

References

  • arise in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • arise in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

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French

Pronunciation

Verb

arise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ariser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of ariser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of ariser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of ariser
  5. second-person singular imperative of ariser