- arize (obsolete)
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 𐌿𐍂𐍂𐌴𐌹𐍃𐌰𐌽 (urreisan, “to arise”). Eclipsed Middle English sourden, sorden, borrowed from Old French sordre, sourdre (“to arise, originate, fly up”).
- To come up from a lower to a higher position.
- to arise from a kneeling posture
- To come up from one's bed or place of repose; to get up.
- He arose early in the morning.
- 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.
- A cloud arose and covered the sun.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), London: […] Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981, Exodus 1:8:
- There arose up a new king […] which knew not Joseph.
- 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, vol. 92, p. 454,
- Because Plato allowed them to co-exist, the meaning and connotations of the one overlap those of the other, and ambiguities arise.
- (come up from a lower positon): rise, spring, stand up
- (come up from one's bed): awaken; see also Thesaurus:wake
- (spring up; to come into being): appear, emerge, originate, pop up (idiomatic), reappear (resume existing), surface; see also Thesaurus:come into being
- (spring up; to come into action): come about, come to pass, occur; see also Thesaurus:happen
- arise in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
- arise in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.