arisen arisen  /ə ˈrɪ zən/


  1. (v) come into existence; take on form or shape
  2. (v) originate or come into being
  3. (v) rise to one's feet
  4. (v) result or issue
  5. (v) move upward
  6. (v) take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  7. (v) get up and out of bed




  1. He took a year off and, after returning to the work world, started blogging as a way to understand the new Web start-ups that had arisen in his absence.
  2. The dilemma of liking the opposition candidate just hasn't arisen.
  3. Much of the crisis has arisen from miscalculating the risks involved in a large book of positions in these derivatives.


  1. Gay pride parade doubts arise in Wausau

    One member of Wausau's gay community is planning a 'march for equality' this weekend as questions have arisen about the city's upcoming gay pride parade and its organizer.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Stevens Point Journal

  2. Horse slaughterhouse opinion could affect beef prices

    Just days after the state attorney general's opinion raised concerns about a Roswell horse slaughter plant, new concerns have arisen about the effect on the beef industry. Action 7 News anchor Tanya Mendis said the attorney general's decision surrounding the plant could affect the beef that families eat and milk that they drink. "If people think that they're paying a lot for beef now, meat now ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KOAT Albuquerque

  3. Fust Library scheduled to re-open very soon

    Some architectural issues have arisen at the Johann Fust Community Library, delaying their anticipated opening date of June 10. Not to worry, though, with a little luck the newly-renovated facility should be open in days.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Boca Beacon


  1. "I think everyone regrets that this position has arisen," British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett said at a European Union summit in Bremen, Germany. "What we want is a way out of it."
    on Mar 31, 2007 By: Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett Source: FOXNews

  2. Hayden said in a statement on Saturday he welcomed the inquiry in order to "address questions that have arisen over the destruction back in 2005 of videotapes."
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Mike Hayden Source: Reuters India

  3. "The gap in the balance sheet has arisen purely on account of inflated profits over a period of the last several years," Raju said, adding he was prepared to face up to the legal consequences.
    on Jan 7, 2009 By: Ramalinga Raju Source: Reuters UK

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repudiate repudiate
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