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 Dictionary entry overview: What does give rise mean? 

GIVE RISE (verb)
  The verb GIVE RISE has 1 sense:

1. cause to happen, occur or exist

  Familiarity information: GIVE RISE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GIVE RISE (verb)

Sense 1give rise [BACK TO TOP]


Cause to happen, occur or exist

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing


give rise; bring about; produce

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "give rise" is one way to...):

create; make (make or cause to be or to become)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "give rise"):

induce; induct (produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes)

lead; leave; result (have as a result or residue)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s something
Somebody ----s PP

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