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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 notice.
Several topics arose during the debate.
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 her lack of attention.
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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