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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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