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English verb: arise

1. arise (stative) come into existence; take on form or shape


SamplesA new religious movement originated in that country.
A love that sprang up from friendship.
The idea for the book grew out of a short story.
An interesting phenomenon uprose.


Synonymsdevelop, grow, originate, rise, spring up, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)become


Narrower (hyponym)come, come forth, emerge, follow, head, resurge, swell, well up


Verb groupdevelop

2. arise (stative) originate or come into being


SamplesA question arose.


Synonymsbob up, come up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)become

3. arise (motion) rise to one's feet


SamplesThe audience got up and applauded.


ExamplesSam and Sue arise


Synonymsget up, rise, stand up, uprise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change posture


Narrower (hyponym)take the floor


Antonymslie down, sit down, sit, lie

4. arise (change) result or issue


SamplesA slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion.


Synonymscome up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place


Narrower (hyponym)come up, condense, open, open up

5. arise (motion) move upward


SamplesThe fog lifted.
The smoke arose from the forest fire.
The mist uprose from the meadows.


Synonymscome up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)ascend, bubble, chandelle, climb, climb up, come up, go up, go up, mount, rise, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surge, surge, uplift, uprise, zoom


Antonymscome down, descend, go down, fall

6. arise (social) take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance


ExamplesThey arise


Synonymsrebel, rise, rise up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)dissent, protest, resist


Narrower (hyponym)mutiny, revolt

7. arise (body) get up and out of bed


SamplesI get up at 7 A.M. every day.
They rose early.
He uprose at night.


ExamplesSam and Sue arise


Synonymsget up, rise, turn out, uprise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Antonymscrawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, sack out, turn in, bed, retire









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