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.
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According to an exhibit in the audit report, the question of ownership arose in 2012 while the statue was removed from its pedestal for cleaning and conservation.
In fact, when the irresistible temptation to compare these misbehaving tourist attractions to Crichton’s other famous fictional Park of horrors arises, Wood’s character, Dolores, emerges as the season’s biggest threat.
An important component of the award criteria includes the student's ability and willingness to reach out to adults when issues arise with friends or themselves, district spokeswoman Jen Beshansky said.
Strong said taking out the bond would bring the county to within 75 percent of its maximum bonding limit and could cause problems if an emergency were to arise.
Doomsday Scenario The threat to routes arises because the open-skies regime is governed by the European Court of Justice, Jacobs said, so that an entirely new EU-U.K. arrangement would need to negotiated.
Two white men pleaded guilty Monday to charges that arose from their involvement in the shooting of five black protesters in the aftermath of the November 2015 police shooting death of Jamar Clark in Minneapolis.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is also scheduled Tuesday to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, a venue where the possibility of firing Mueller could arise.
The second half of It Comes at Night centers on the tension that arises in Paul's home after Will and his family move in.
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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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