Definition of arise
1a : to begin to occur or to exist : to come into being or to attention Problems arise when people try to avoid responsibility. A conflict arose because of a misunderstanding. Questions have arisen concerning the company's financial records. He can defend himself should the need arise. [=if it becomes necessary to do so]b : to originate from a source arteries that arise from the aorta a river that arises from two main sources
2 : to get up or stand up : rise He arose from his chair.; especially : to get up from sleep or after lying down He arose (from bed) refreshed after a good night's sleep.
3 : to move upward : ascend A mist arose from the valley.
Recent Examples of arise from the Web
While neither probe may directly relate to the core Russia inquiry, Mueller’s oversight of them avoids any complications that might arise from having two separate Justice Department investigations of the same person.
The problem with commissions has arisen amid driver discontent over a range of issues, including fare cuts instituted early last year.
The certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm charge, that arose from his arrest, is a misdemeanor and has a trial for June 29 at 8:30 a.m. in Mobile District Court in front of Judge Sherling.
A veteran Seattle police detective is under internal investigation arising from an undercover operation at a North Seattle strip club that led to the criminal conviction earlier this year of another officer.
As China-EU economic and trade relations continue to grow, some existing differences between them may be eliminated while others arise, according to Ambassador Yang Yanyi, head of the Chinese mission to the EU.
The glitch under scrutiny - which can arise spontaneously or be inherited - is found in just 4 percent of cancers overall.
The mix-up arose from a disciplinary notice the court received from a New York State court concerning a Christopher P. Sullivan, Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said.
The work arose from Boger’s work in total synthesis of complex organic molecules.
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Origin and Etymology of arise
Middle English, from Old English ārīsan, from ā-, perfective prefix + rīsan to rise — more at abide
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of arise
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Definition of arise for Students
1 : to move upward Mist arose from the valley.
2 : to get up from sleep or after lying down
3 : to come into existence A dispute arose.
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