- The definition of arose is for something to come up or originate, or for someone to stand up.
An example of arose is when a person stood up in court as mandated by the judge.An example of arose is when a new job came up out of nowhere.
arose definition by Webster's New World
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arose definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Past tense of arise.
Variant of arise