give rise to something

give rise to (something)

To trigger or cause something. The technological advances gave rise to the Industrial Revolution.
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give ˈrise to something

(formal) cause something to happen or exist: The novel’s success gave rise to a number of sequels.
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At what point do physical entities - neurons, in this case - give rise to something as abstract as consciousness?
But in her work, these traditional forms give rise to something autonomous and new.
Epistemic modal operators give rise to something very like, but also very unlike, Moore's paradox.
For a brief period, it appeared that the end of affirmative action might give rise to something better--individualized, economic affirmative action.
The bare brick, asphalt, and concrete of many city spaces give rise to something called the "heat-island effect," a temperature increase that occurs in artificial, unshaded areas.