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raise

 
Noun raise has 4 senses
  1. raise, rise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase - the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
    --1 is a kind of increase, increment
    Derived form: verb raise1
  2. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade - an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
    --2 is a kind of slope, incline, side
    --2 has particulars: uphill
    Derived form: verb raise2
  3. raise - increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it"
    --3 is a kind of
    gamble
    --3 has particulars: doubling, double
    Derived form: verb raise16
  4. lift, raise, heave - the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
    --4 is a kind of propulsion, actuation
    Derived forms: verb raise2, verb raise8
Verb raise has 27 senses
  1. raise - raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
    --1 is one way to
    increase
    Derived form: noun raise1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up - raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
    --2 is one way to move, displace
    Antonyms: lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down
    Derived forms: noun raise4, noun raise2
    Sample sentence:
    The men raise the chairs
  3. raise - cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
    --3 is one way to
    express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. raise - collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
    --4 is one way to
    collect, take in
    Sample sentence:
    They raise the money
  5. grow, raise, farm, produce - cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
    --5 is one way to cultivate
    Derived form: noun raiser2
    Sample sentence:
    They raise the animals
  6. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent - bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
    Derived form: noun raising2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth - evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
    --7 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  8. lift, raise - move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
    --8 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun raise4, noun raising1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up - construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
    --9 is one way to construct, build, make
    Antonyms: level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
    --10 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. raise - create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
    --11 is one way to
    make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. lift, raise, elevate - raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
    --12 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  13. enhance, heighten, raise - increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
    --13 is one way to intensify, compound, heighten, deepen
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  14. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate - give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
    --14 is one way to delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  15. raise, leaven, prove - cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"
    --15 is one way to raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Sample sentence:
    They raise more bread
  16. raise - in bridge: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
    --16 is one way to
    bid, call
    Derived forms: noun raise3, noun raiser1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  17. raise - bet more than the previous player
    --17 is one way to
    bet, wager, play
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  18. recruit, levy, raise - cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
    --18 is one way to enlist, draft, muster in
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  19. raise, bring up - put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
    --19 is one way to mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  20. raise - pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
    --20 is one way to
    pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  21. raise - activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
    --21 is one way to
    incite, instigate, set off, stir up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  22. raise - establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
    --22 is one way to
    reach, get through, get hold of, contact
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  23. raise - multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
    --23 is one way to
    multiply
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  24. raise - bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"
    --24 is one way to
    bring out, set off
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  25. raise, lift - invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
    --25 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  26. lift, raise - put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
    --26 is one way to end, terminate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  27. resurrect, raise, upraise - cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
    --27 is one way to resuscitate, revive
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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