Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Arise (Page: 81)

A*rise" (#), v. i. [imp. Arose (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Arising; p. p. Arisen (#).]. [AS. ārīsan; ā (equiv. to Goth. us-, ur-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + rīsan 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.

Arise (Page: 81)

A*rise", n. Rising. [Obs.] Drayton.