arise

Arise is a verb that means to get up, maybe to stand or get out of bed, like when you arise in the morning to get ready for the day.

The verb arise can apply to people when they get up but it can also apply to issues or situations that come up, like problems that arise when a leader takes away people's rights. What happens next? People might arise, meaning they rebel, protesting the leader's actions, maybe even declaring that they are no longer under his or her rule. If this happens, a new political party will likely arise, meaning "come into existence."

Primary Meanings of arise

1.
v
move upward
2.
v
take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
Full Definitions of arise
1

v move upward

“The smoke arose from the forest fire”
Synonyms:
come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
Antonyms:
come down, descend, fall, go down
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Types:
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scend, surge
rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
climb, climb up, go up, mount
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
rise rapidly
go up
be erected, built, or constructed
rocket, skyrocket
shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
bubble
rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
uplift
lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
chandelle
climb suddenly and steeply
steam
rise as vapor
ascend, come up, rise, uprise
come up, of celestial bodies
scale
climb up by means of a ladder
escalade
climb up and over
ramp
creep up -- used especially of plants
mountaineer
climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
billow, wallow
rise up as if in waves
ride
climb up on the body
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

v rise to one's feet

Synonyms:
get up, rise, stand up, uprise
Antonyms:
sit, sit down
take a seat
lie, lie down
assume a reclining position
sit, sit down
be seated
lie
be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
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Types:
take the floor
stand up to dance
Type of:
change posture
undergo a change in bodily posture

v get up and out of bed

v originate or come into being

“a question arose
Synonyms:
bob up, come up
Type of:
become
come into existence

v come into existence; take on form or shape

Synonyms:
develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up, uprise
develop
be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest
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resurge
rise again
come forth, emerge
happen or occur as a result of something
come, follow
to be the product or result
swell, well up
come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
head
take its rise
break
come forth or begin from a state of latency
Type of:
become
come into existence

v result or issue

“A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion”
Synonyms:
come up
Types:
condense
develop due to condensation
open, open up
become available
come up
be mentioned
Type of:
come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place
come to pass
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v take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

Synonyms:
rebel, rise, rise up
Types:
revolt
make revolution
mutiny
engage in a mutiny against an authority
Type of:
dissent, protest, resist
express opposition through action or words

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