Arise A*rise" ([.a]*r[imac]z"), v. i. [imp. {Arose} (-r[=o]z"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Arising}; p. p. {Arisen} (-r[i^]z"'n).]. [AS. [=a]r[=i]san; [=a] (equiv. to Goth. us-, ur-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + r[=i]san to rise; cf. Goth. urreisan to arise. See {Rise}.] 1. To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose early in the morning. [1913 Webster]

2. To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a part; to present itself; as, the waves of the sea arose; a persecution arose; the wrath of the king shall arise. [1913 Webster]

There arose up a new king . . . which knew not Joseph. --Ex. i. 8. [1913 Webster]

The doubts that in his heart arose. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To proceed; to issue; to spring. [1913 Webster]

Whence haply mention may arise Of something not unseasonable to ask. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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