- The definition of arise is to come out of something.
An example of arise is how the printed book came out of the 15th century with the invention of the printing press.
- Arise means to awake or stand up.
Waking up in the morning is an example of how you arise.
- Arise is defined as to come into existence or to come up, often unexpectedly.
An example of arise is when a sudden lunch date comes up which was not planned.
intransitive verbarose′ , aris′en , aris′ing
- to get up, as from sleeping or sitting; rise
- to move upward; ascend
- to come into being; originate
- to result or spring (from)
Origin of ariseMiddle English arisen from Old English arisan from a-, out (see a-) + risan, to rise
intransitive verba·rose, a·ris·en, a·ris·ing, a·ris·es
- To get up, as from a sitting or prone position; rise.
- To awaken and get up: arose at dawn.
- To move upward; ascend.
- To come into being; originate: hoped that a new spirit of freedom was arising.
- To result, issue, or proceed: mistakes that arise from a basic misunderstanding. See Synonyms at stem1.
Origin of ariseMiddle English arisen from Old English ārīsan ā- intensive pref. rīsan to rise ; see rise .
(third-person singular simple present arises, present participle arising, simple past arose, past participle arisen)
- To come up from a lower to a higher position.
- to arise from a kneeling posture
- A cloud arose and covered the sun.
- To come up from one's bed or place of repose; to get up.
- 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.
From Middle English arisen, from Old English ārīsan (“to arise, get up; rise; spring from, originate; spring up, ascend”), from Proto-Germanic *uzrīsaną (“to rise up, arise”), equivalent to a- + rise. Cognate with Scots arise, aryse (“to arise, rise up, come into existence”), Middle Low German errīsen (“to stand up, arise”), Old High German irrīsan (“to rise up, fall”), Gothic [script?] (urreisan, “to arise”). [script?]