ⓘ One or more forum threads is an exact match of your searched term. Click here.

For the verb: "to arise"

Simple Past: arose
Past Participle: arisen

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
a•rise /əˈraɪz/USA pronunciation   v. [no object],a•rose/əˈroʊz/USA pronunciation  a•ris•en 
    /əˈrɪzən/USA pronunciation  a•ris•ing. 
    1. to get up from sitting, lying, or kneeling;
      rise: He arose from his chair.
    2. to awaken;
      wake up:She arose at 6 a.m.
    3. to move upward; ascend:Smoke arose from the chimney.
    4. to appear;
      spring up;
      result:Problems arise daily.[~ + from + object]What consequences will arise from this?

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
a•rise  (ə rīz), 
v.i., a•rose, a•ris•en 
    (ə rizən), 
    1. to get up from sitting, lying, or kneeling;
      rise:He arose from his chair when she entered the room.
    2. to awaken; wake up:He arose at sunrise to get an early start to the beach.
    3. to move upward;
      ascend:A thin curl of smoke arose lazily from the cabin.
    4. to come into being, action, or notice; originate;
      spring up:New problems arise daily.
    5. to result or proceed;
      spring or issue (sometimes fol. by from):It is difficult to foresee the consequences that may arise from this action. After such destruction many problems in resettlement often arise.
    Etymology:bef. 900;
    Middle English arisen, Old English ārīsan;
    cognate with Gothic ur-reisan. See a-3, rise
    3 . climb. 4 . emerge, flow, emanate.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

arise /əˈraɪz/ vb (arises, arising, arose, arisen)(intransitive)
  1. to come into being; originate
  2. (followed by from) to spring or proceed as a consequence; result: guilt arising from my actions
  3. to get or stand up, as from a sitting, kneeling, or lying position
  4. to come into notice
  5. to move upwards; ascend
Etymology: Old English ārīsan; related to Old Saxon arīsan, Old High German irrīsan; see rise

'arise' also found in these entries:

Download free Android and iPhone apps

Android AppiPhone App

Report an inappropriate ad.