rise from (something)
1. To loom out of or extend upward from some place or thing. We could see the huge tower rising from the city as we approached. There used to be a gigantic oak tree that rose from the ground in the field behind our house.
2. To emanate, radiate, or issue from some group, place, or thing. An loud groan rose from the students when the teacher announced they'd be having a pop-quiz that day. Thick plumes of dust rose from the carpet with each step we took.
3. To originate in or come into existence from something. She had the kind of strong, self-assured determination that rises from experience in this business. He has a lot of anger rising from the abuse he suffered as a kid.
4. To emerge renewed, revitalized, or reborn as something different following some state of total destruction or ruin. The company has been rising from the ashes of its former glory since being taken over by the billionaire CEO. An entirely new city rose from the destruction left behind by the war.
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rise from someone or something
to emanate from someone or something in the manner of a cloud of dust or a cheer. After the singer finished, a loud cheer rose from the crowd. A cloud of smoke rose from the burning barn.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.