Translation of surgir in English:

surgir

to rise, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (manantial) to rise
    un chorro surgía de entre las rocas water gushed from / spouted out from between the rocks
  • 2

    (aparecer, salir)
    (dificultad/problema) to arise
    (problema/dificultad) to come up
    (dificultad/problema) to emerge
    (sentimiento/interés) to develop
    (sentimiento/interés) to emerge
    (idea) to emerge
    (idea) to come up
    han surgido impedimentos de última hora some last-minute problems have come up / arisen
    • ¿y cómo surgió ese tema? and how did that subject come up / crop up?
    • el amor que surgió entre ellos the love that sprang up between them
    • surgir de algo
    • una silueta surgió de entre las sombras a shape rose up from / loomed up out of the shadows
    • de la familia han surgido muchos músicos the family has produced many musicians
    • han surgido muchas empresas de este tipo a lot of companies of this kind have sprung up / emerged
    • el movimiento surgió como respuesta a esta injusticia the movement came into being as a response to / arose in response to this injustice
  • 3

    (desprenderse, deducirse)
    surgir de algo
    • del informe surge que … the report shows that …
    • ¿qué surge de todo esto? what can be deduced from all this?