To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose early in the morning.
- To get up, as from a sitting or prone position; rise.
- To awaken and get up: arose at dawn.
- To move upward; ascend.
- To come into being; originate: hoped that a new spirit of freedom was arising.
- To result, issue, or proceed: mistakes that arise from a basic misunderstanding. See Synonyms at stem1.