Arise Definition

arisen, arises, arising, arose
arisen, arises, arising, arose
To get up, as from a sitting or prone position; rise.
American Heritage
To get up, as from sleeping or sitting; rise.
Webster's New World
To awaken and get up.
Arose at dawn.
American Heritage
To move upward; ascend.
Webster's New World
To come into being; originate.
Webster's New World

Origin of Arise

  • 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?]

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English arisen from Old English ārīsan ā- intensive pref. rīsan to rise rise

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition


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