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Overview of verb arise

The verb arise has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (29) originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow

(come into existence; take on form or shape; "A 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")

2. (9) arise, come up, bob up

(originate or come into being; "a question arose")

3. (8) arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up

(rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded")

4. (7) arise, come up

(result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion")

5. (1) rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise

(move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")

6. rebel, arise, rise, rise up

(take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance)

7. get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise

(get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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