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arise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of arise

  1. 1 to leave one's bed the travelers arose before dawn and were on their way as the sun came up Synonyms of arise get up, rise, roll out, turn out, uprise Words Related to arise arouse, awake, awaken, bestir, stir, wake Near Antonyms of arise catnap, doze, drop off, lie up, nap, nod, rest, sleep, slumber, snooze; bunk, perch, roost, settle; couch, doss (down) [chiefly British], flop (down), lie (down), recline Antonyms of arise bed (down), retire, turn in

  2. 2 to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly note in your report any problems that arise while you are conducting the experiment Synonyms of arise come up, crop (up), emerge, materialize, spring (up), surface Words Related to arise appear, come out, show up, turn up; chance, come, come about, fall out, go (on), go off, hap, happen, occur, pass, transpire; interfere, interpose, intervene, intrude

  3. 3 to come into existence it is not known exactly how mammals arose, but scientists date the earliest mammals to the Triassic period Synonyms of arise actualize, appear, begin, break, commence, dawn, engender, form, materialize, originate, set in, spring, startWords Related to arise be, breathe, exist, live, subsist; arrive, come on, emerge; coalesce, cohere, shape (up); continue, endure, last, persist, surviveNear Antonyms of arise conclude, desist, discontinue, finish, halt, quit, terminate; disappear, dissolve, evaporate, vanish; depart, die, expire, pass away, perishAntonyms of arise cease, end, stop

  4. 4 to move or extend upward slowly the hot-air balloon arose, and the round-the-world flight was begun Synonyms of arise ascend, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, thrust, up, uprise, upthrust, upturnWords Related to arise surge, tower; boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise; balloon, blast off, take off, zoom; crest, scale, surmount, top; cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms of arise dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slideAntonyms of arise decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge

Synonym Discussion of arise

spring, arise, rise, originate, derive, flow, issue, emanate, proceed, stem mean to come up or out of something into existence. spring implies rapid or sudden emerging.
    • an idea that springs to mind
arise and rise may both convey the fact of coming into existence or notice but rise often stresses gradual growth or ascent.
    • new questions have arisen
    • slowly rose to prominence
originate implies a definite source or starting point.
    • the fire originated in the basement
derive implies a prior existence in another form.
    • the holiday derives from an ancient Roman feast
flow adds to spring a suggestion of abundance or ease of inception.
    • words flowed easily from her pen
issue suggests emerging from confinement through an outlet.
    • blood issued from the cut
emanate applies to the coming of something immaterial (such as a thought) from a source.
    • reports emanating from the capital
proceed stresses place of origin, derivation, parentage, or logical cause.
    • advice that proceeds from the best of intentions
stem implies originating by dividing or branching off from something as an outgrowth or subordinate development.
    • industries stemming from space research


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