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verb [intransitive]     arise pronunciation in American English
/əˈraɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyarise
he/she/itarises
present participlearising
past tensearose
past participlearisen
  1. 1
    if a particular situation or problem arises, it begins to exist or to develop
    if the need arises:

    We can have another meeting if the need arises.

    1. a.
      to exist or start developing because of something

      Some confusion has arisen as a result of the new system.

      arise from/out of:

      Did anything interesting arise from the meeting?

  2. 2
    literary to get up from bed, or to stand up
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