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  • IPA(key): /əˈɹoʊz/
  • (file)
    Rhymes: -əʊz



  1. simple past of arise
  2. (now colloquial and nonstandard) past participle of arise
    • 1748, Biographia Britannica [] [1], volume 2, page 963:
      Mr Bray, diſregarding his own intereſt, and the great profit which would have aroſe from finiſhing his Courſe of Lectures on the plan he had formed, []
    • 1863, Debates and Proceedings of the Legislative Council, of the Province of Prince Edward Island [] [2], "The Examiner" Office, page 12:
      The whole debate seems to have arose from what appears to some of your honors to include the whole Island in the disturbances alluded to []
    • 1997 January 5, M. Y. S. Lee, P. Spencer, “Crown Clades and Taxonomic Stability”, in Stuart Sumida, Karen L.M. Martin, editors, Amniote Origins: Completing the Transition to Land[3], Elsevier, →ISBN, page 70:
      The amniote egg is most likely to have arose along the portion of the phylogeny denoted by the solid shading, and is less likely to have arose along the portion denoted by the cross-hatched shading.