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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 get up, rise, roll out, turn out, uprise Related Words arouse, awake, awaken, bestir, stir, wake Near Antonyms 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 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 come up, crop (up), emerge, materialize, spring (up), surface Related Words 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 actualize, appear, begin, break, commence, dawn, engender, form, materialize, originate, set in, spring, startRelated Words be, breathe, exist, live, subsist; arrive, come on, emerge; coalesce, cohere, shape (up); continue, endure, last, persist, surviveNear Antonyms conclude, desist, discontinue, finish, halt, quit, terminate; disappear, dissolve, evaporate, vanish; depart, die, expire, pass away, perishAntonyms 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 ascend, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, thrust, up, uprise, upthrust, upturnRelated Words 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 dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slideAntonyms decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge


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