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[v] get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
[v] occur; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
[v] move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
[v] rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
[v] take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
[v] come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship,"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
[v] originate or come into being; "aquestion arose"

Misc. Definitions

\A*rise"\ ([.a]*r[imac]z"), v. i. [imp. {Arose} (-r[=o]z"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Arising}; p. p. {Arisen} (-r[i^]z"'n).]. [AS. [=a]r[=i]san; [=a] (equiv. to Goth. us-, ur-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + r[=i]san to rise; cf. Goth. urreisan to arise. See {Rise}.]
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. To proceed; to issue; to spring. Whence haply mention may arise Of something not unseasonable to ask. --Milton.
\A*rise"\, n. Rising. [Obs.] --Drayton.

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