Arisen



to get up from sitting, lying, or kneeling; rise:
He arose from his chair when she entered the room.
to awaken; wake up:
He arose at sunrise to get an early start to the beach.
to move upward; mount; ascend:
A thin curl of smoke arose lazily from the cabin.
to come into being, action, or notice; originate; appear; spring up:
New problems arise daily.
to result or proceed; spring or issue (sometimes followed by from):
It is difficult to foresee the consequences that may arise from this action. After such destruction many problems in resettlement often arise.
Contemporary Examples

Both sides may feel they still have more to accomplish and that the formula for getting out of this mess hasn’t yet arisen.
Talk Like An Egyptian Hussein Ibish November 18, 2012

Whenever the opportunity has arisen the public has thirsted for the excitement that scientific discovery engenders.
The New ‘Cosmos’ Reboot Marks a Promising New Era for Science Lawrence M. Krauss March 9, 2014

There is an expectation of justice that has arisen in the Arab Spring, and Western leaders must not disappoint it.
Take Gaddafi Alive Geoffrey Robertson August 22, 2011

The quarrels that had arisen early in the shooting had been largely replaced with harmony.
Liz Taylor’s Secret Life William J. Mann October 18, 2009

Tensions were rumored to have arisen with DeLonge, who had shifted some of his focus to his side project, Angels & Airwaves.
Travis Barker’s Emotional Odyssey Marlow Stern September 25, 2011

Historical Examples

Much misunderstanding has arisen by judging such primitive people by the standards of our present day civilization.
The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races Sanger Brown, II

Recently so many things had arisen to distract her attention.
Her Father’s Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter

Tina, an almost legendary damsel, whose wit and beauty were known in five armies, had arisen and was about to disappear.
A Company of Tanks W. H. L. Watson

When the purser was at liberty, the steward explained to him the difficulty which had arisen.
One Day’s Courtship Robert Barr

Either clouds had obscured it, or a mist had arisen, or my eyes were growing dim.
Manco, the Peruvian Chief W.H.G. Kingston

verb (intransitive) arises, arising, arose, arisen
to come into being; originate
(foll by from) to spring or proceed as a consequence; result: guilt arising from my actions
to get or stand up, as from a sitting, kneeling, or lying position
to come into notice
to move upwards; ascend

past participle of arise (q.v.).
v.

Old English arisan “to get up, rise; spring from, originate; spring up, ascend” (cognate with Old Saxon arisan, Gothic urreisan), from a- (1) “of” + rise (v.). Mostly replaced by rise except in reference to circumstances. Related: Arising; arose; arisen.

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