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arise

a·rise

arise

 
 
pronunciation:
raIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: arisen, arises, arising, arose
definition 1: to come into view or existence; emerge.
Several unexpected topics arose during the discussion.This question arises at every meeting, but we never seem to come to any agreement on the answer.Problems will inevitably arise despite all of our precautions.
synonyms:
appear, come up, crop up, originate, show up
similar words:
dawn, emerge, form, offer, spring up
definition 2: to move upward.
Steam arose from the boiling water.
synonyms:
ascend, climb, mount, rise
similar words:
go up, lift, scale, soar, tower
definition 3: to result or issue (often fol. by "from").
The problem arose from their lack of attention to what they were doing.
synonyms:
ensue, occur, proceed, result, stem
similar words:
derive, devise, emanate, emerge, happen, originate, rise, spring, start
definition 4: to get up, as from sitting or sleep.
He never arises before ten o'clock on Saturdays.
synonyms:
get up, rise
antonyms:
recline
similar words:
awake, stand, wake up
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