give rise


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v give rise cause to happen, occur or exist "This procedure produces a curious effect","The new law gave rise to many complaints","These chemicals produce a noxious vapor","the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
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  • Meg Greenfield
    Meg Greenfield
    “Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections.”
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
    “Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.”
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    “Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupation is exhilarating and life giving.”
  • Simone Weil
    “Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.”
  • Musonnius
    “The greatest admiration gives rise not to words, but to silence.”


In literature:

All this gives rise to other objectionable things.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by E. H. Blair
The polished surface intersects the columns of the Crinoids at different angles, and thus gives rise to varying appearances.
"The Ancient Life History of the Earth" by Henry Alleyne Nicholson
Our sense impressions give rise to a great variety of such expressions.
"Rudolph Eucken" by Abel J. Jones
Disease of the heart seldom gives rise to fainting.
"The Nervous Child" by Hector Charles Cameron
Although he's small his family's great, Rise up kind gentry and give us a treat!
"Three Wonder Plays" by Lady I. A. Gregory
It is time, surely, to give up the notion that peoples rise in revolt merely owing to outside agitators.
"The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)" by John Holland Rose
The plant at least is glorified by the power to give rise to such beauty.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
Still it seems very possible that such a relation may produce a high charge, and thus give rise to excitement by friction.
"Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1" by Michael Faraday
Repetition must cease to be pure repetition and become cumulative before it can give rise to the consciousness of repetition.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
But I fear such an expedient might give rise to a spirit of irreverence.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 25, 1917" by Various

In poetry:

We 'll give our bodies to the stream;
'T will bear us—(for the dead shall rise,
Or faith is vain, and hope a dream,)—
To happier shores and brighter skies.
"Hymns for Communion I" by John Pierpont
Britain! you with a heart of flame
One as in days gone by,
You who honour your Nelson's name,
How could you hear the word of shame
Nor rise and give it the lie!
"To Great Britain" by Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley
Give we the glory and praise to the Lamb;
Take we the robe and the harp and the palm;
Sing we the song of the Lamb that was slain,
Dying in weakness, but rising to reign.
"Blessing and Honor and Glory and Power" by Horatius Bonar
What bird, whose absence gives him pain,
Doth he thus tenderly recall?
What longed-for joy would he regain
By those two words which rise and fall,--
"Come again! Come again!"
"A May Monody" by John Lawson Stoddard
Find in Christ the way of peace,
Peace unspeakable, unknown;
By his pain he gives you ease,
Life by his expiring groan;
Rise, exalted by his fall,
Find in Christ your all in all.
"Hymn XX: Weary Souls, that Wander Wide" by Charles Wesley
Safe in this thought, I give myself to sleep—
Sleep that may wake from slumber yet more deep,
So when I rise from all death's dread alarms,
I see thy face and find my mother's arms.
"Mother" by Dora Sigerson Shorter

In news:

The late night show gives the "Dark Knight Rises" a new voice and some very Mitt Romney-esque lines.
Such resorts, however, can give rise to a torrent of bigger problems, Meyers said.
As Thanksgiving approaches, cooking the traditional turkey dinner gives rise to anxieties and questions.
0After rising to fame while still an active US Marine, country music star Josh Gracin is giving back.
The Bank of Canada is expected to keep its key rate on hold for now, giving Canadians a window to reverse the trend and start reducing their debts before costs start to rise.
Android devices are on the rise, giving Samsung an edge over Apple in the global smartphone market despite a recent patent suit that Samsung lost to its US rival.
Mix of Macy's parade balloons gives rise to delight .
Monday December 10 2012 Members of Evangelical Fellowship Church prepare to give out donations of clothing, food and toys to storm victims and others in community center of the Shore Park High Rise in Atlantic City.
While gasoline prices across the nation have been rising, the opposite is true in southwest Ohio, giving area motorists a price break of nearly 26 cents per gallon.
Sour economy gives rise to extreme commuters.
Learn why kids give in and how to rise above the pressure.
Holiday season gives rise to burglaries in Carlsbad As the number of Christmas presents under your tree increase this holiday season, so do the number of reported burglaries and shoplifting incidents.
This Science Channel video clip explores how Shelley's quest to build a monster helped give rise to the science fiction genre.
Members of Fulton High School's theater group The Rising Stars perform the play "If You Give a Reindeer a Gingerbread" Wednesday afternoon for kindergartners and first-graders from Bartley Elementary School.
And if people understood that the trauma of losing friends and family can give rise to an irrational urge to find someone to blame, they might resist the temptation to engage in the scapegoating that took place in Italy.

In science:

V), plus the emission of two γ ’s (605 keV and 796 keV), and therefore will not give rise to a single hit at the low-energy region.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
Brillouin zone, which gives rise to a total of 2d species in d dimensions.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Dubrovin [Du1], who showed that each solution to WDVV equations gives rise to dispersionless bi Hamiltonian integrable system, that is with Poisson structures of hydrodynamic type [DN] and Hamiltonians not depending on field derivatives.
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
So constructed dispersionless limit is proved to give rise to algebraic solution to WDVV equations (1.1).
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
The structure of the lattice gives rise to oscillations superimposed on the general trend of SN (t) in case I.
I. Territory covered by N random walkers on deterministic fractals. The Sierpinski gasket