Definition of Give rise

1. Verb. Cause to happen, occur or exist. "The new President must bring about a change in the health care system"

Exact synonyms: Bring About, Produce
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Specialized synonyms: Induce, Induct, Lead, Leave, Result
Derivative terms: Product

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Give Rise

give me
give me liberty or give me death
give notice
give of oneself
give off
give one's all
give one's best
give one's eye-teeth
give one's notice
give one enough rope
give oneself airs
give or take
give out
give over
give place
give rise (current term)
give rise to
give some skin
give somebody a hand
give somebody a hard time
give somebody a piece of one's mind
give somebody an earful
give somebody pause
give somebody the brush-off
give somebody the cold shoulder
give somebody the heave-ho
give somebody the old heave-ho
give somebody the runaround
give somebody the slip
give somebody what-for

Literary usage of Give rise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... in other places, the jets thrown up and blown aside by the wind give rise to long threads of glass which lie thickly together like mown grass, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1880)
"... employed too late ; but it nevertheless caused such a great improvement in all symptoms as to give rise to the hope of a favourable termination. ..."

3. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1921)
"Factors Which May give rise to a Constant Absence of Hydrochloric Acid in the Presence of Chronic Benign Ulcer. Observations on the Etiology and Mechanism ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... S 272) could hardly fail to give rise to fraudulent attempts to obtain preference where the property of a debtor is insufficient to satisfy all the ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"A civil marriage does not give rise to this impediment (SCC, 17 March, 1879), nor does public decency beget a second impediment prejudicial to a former ..."

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