Arise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈraɪz|  American pronunciation of the word arise
Brit.  |əˈraɪz|  British pronunciation of the word arise
irregular verb:  p.t. — arose  p.p. — arisen


- come into existence; take on form or shape (syn: develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up, uprise)
- originate or come into being (syn: bob up, come up)
- rise to one's feet (syn: get up, rise, stand up, uprise)
- result or issue (syn: come up)
- move upward (syn: come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise)
- take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance (syn: rebel, rise)
- get up and out of bed (syn: get up, rise, turn out, uprise)


These problems arise when people try to avoid responsibility.

Questions have arisen concerning the company's financial records.

The sport arose in the 19th century.

The opportunity arose for a new position to be created.

A conflict arose because of a misunderstanding.

Tumors arose in different areas of the skin.

A new difficulty has arisen.

A quarrel arose.

Doubts arose in his mind.

Additional expenses arose from your delay.

A shout arose from the crowd.

A crisis has arisen in the Foreign Office.

More problems like those at the nuclear power plant are certain to arise.

Several important legal questions arose in the contract negotiations.

Can we begin by discussing matters arising from the last meeting?

Word forms

I/you/we/they: arise
he/she/it: arises
present participle: arising
past tense: arose
past participle: arisen
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