How to Conjugate Arise

by Craig Shrives

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Arise in the Different Tenses

The verb "arise" is an irregular verb. (This means that "arise" does not form its simple past tense or its past participle by adding "-ed" or "-d" to the base form.)

The Five Forms of Arise

FormariseAlternative Name
Base FormariseInfinitive Form
The -S FormarisesThird Person Singular Form
Past FormaroseSimple Past Tense
The -ING FormarisingPresent Participle Form
The Past Participle Formarisen[no alternative name]

Conjugating Arise

The tables below show how "arise" conjugates in the past, present, and future tenses.

Past Tenses

PersonSimple PastPast Progressive TensePast Perfect TensePast Perfect Progressive Tense
  • I
  • you
  • he/she/it
  • we
  • you
  • they
  • arose
  • arose
  • arose
  • arose
  • arose
  • arose
The simple past tense is for a completed activity that happened in the past.
  • was arising
  • were arising
  • was arising
  • were arising
  • were arising
  • were arising
The past progressive tense is for an ongoing activity in the past. Often, it is used to set the scene for another action.
  • had arisen
  • had arisen
  • had arisen
  • had arisen
  • had arisen
  • had arisen
The past perfect tense is for emphasizing that an action was completed before another took place.
  • had been arising
  • had been arising
  • had been arising
  • had been arising
  • had been arising
  • had been arising
The past perfect progressive tense is for showing that an ongoing action in the past has ended.

Present Tenses

PersonSimple PresentPresent Progressive TensePresent Perfect TensePresent Perfect Progressive Tense
  • I
  • you
  • he/she/it
  • we
  • you
  • they
  • arise
  • arise
  • arises
  • arise
  • arise
  • arise
The simple present tense is mostly for a fact or a habit.
  • am arising
  • are arising
  • is arising
  • are arising
  • are arising
  • are arising
The present progressive tense is for an ongoing action in the present.
  • have arisen
  • have arisen
  • has arisen
  • have arisen
  • have arisen
  • have arisen
The present perfect tense is for an action that began in the past. (Often, the action continues into the present.)
  • have been arising
  • have been arising
  • has been arising
  • have been arising
  • have been arising
  • have been arising
The present perfect progressive tense is for a continuous activity that began in the past and continues into the present (or finished very recently).

Future Tenses

PersonSimple FutureFuture Progressive TenseFuture Perfect TenseFuture Perfect Progressive Tense
  • I
  • you
  • he/she/it
  • we
  • you
  • they
  • will arise
  • will arise
  • will arise
  • will arise
  • will arise
  • will arise
The simple future tense is for an action that will occur in the future.
  • will be arising
  • will be arising
  • will be arising
  • will be arising
  • will be arising
  • will be arising
The future progressive tense is for an ongoing action that will occur in the future.
  • will have arisen
  • will have arisen
  • will have arisen
  • will have arisen
  • will have arisen
  • will have arisen
The future perfect tense is for an action that will have been completed at some point in the future.
  • will have been arising
  • will have been arising
  • will have been arising
  • will have been arising
  • will have been arising
  • will have been arising
The future perfect progressive tense is for an ongoing action that will be completed at some specified time in the future.

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