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Definition of "arose" []

  • Past tense of arise. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "arose" in a sentence
  • "The term arose from microtargeting research that identified a swath of largely Southern white males who could be expected to back President George W. Bush's campaign, provoking another round of hand-wringing from Democrats that the demographic might be out of reach."
  • "Finally, anyone who reads the initial New Weird discussions will find that the term arose from a sense of curiosity, of play, of sometimes bloody-minded mischievousness, and from a love for fiction."
  • "Thus the term arose initially with reference to the postpartum context, and is still used in that domain."