verb (past arose /əˈrəʊz/; past participle arisen /əˈrɪz(ə)n/)[no object]
- 1(Of a problem, opportunity, or situation) emerge; become apparent: new difficulties had arisenMore example sentences
- But the service does not only deal with businesses, as big problems can arise in domestic situations too.
- The problem often arises in a situation where occupants of such a household rise from bed at different times each morning.
- The second problem arises because of the difficulty of deciding on the specific subject matter of a particular copyright.
- 1.1Come into being; originate: the practice arose in the nineteenth centuryMore example sentences
- The review was undertaken by Mr Prasifka's office after a number of issues that had arisen since his original determination in early 2001.
- Having made the technical correction may I now explain how it arises under the original agreement?
- It is about correcting an unintended consequence that may have arisen out of the original drafting of the bill.
- 1.2 (arise from/out of) Occur as a result of: motorists are liable for damages arising out of accidentsMore example sentences
- Holders should be liable for damages arising from the loss of a card until the consumer notifies the issuer.
- It was a well attended meeting and what arose from it was the success of the youth discos over the year.
- The second is that very complex collective behaviours can arise from simple parts.
- 2 • formal or • literary Get or stand up: he arose at 9.30More example sentences
- Glancing at Rick, Vivian arose and he stood chuckling and glancing at her mother in triumph.
- I arose on wobbly legs, stumbled to the board, and watched my life pass in front of me.
- His spine straightening as he arises, he takes the hand of the concertmaster and grasps it briefly.
Old English ārīsan, from ā- 'away' (as an intensifier) + the verb rise.