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A*rise" (#), v. i. [imp. Arose (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Arising; p. p. Arisen (#).]. [AS. arisan; a (equiv. to Goth. us-, ur-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + risan to rise; cf. Goth. urreisan to arise. See Rise.]


To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose early in the morning.


To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a part; to present itself; as, the waves of the sea arose; a persecution arose; the wrath of the king shall arise.

There arose up a new king . . . which knew not Joseph. Ex. i. 8.

The doubts that in his heart arose. Milton.


To proceed; to issue; to spring.

Whence haply mention may arise

Of something not unseasonable to ask. Milton.


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