raise
noun.
the amount a salary is increased
he got a 3% raise|he got a wage hike
noun.
an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
the car couldn't make it up the rise
noun.
increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
I'll see your raise and double it
noun.
the act of raising something
he responded with a lift of his eyebrow|fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
Synonym: heave, lift
verb.
raise the level or amount of something
raise my salary|raise the price of bread
verb.
raise from a lower to a higher position
Raise your hands|Lift a load
verb.
cause to be heard or known; express or utter
raise a shout|raise a protest|raise a sad cry
verb.
collect funds for a specific purpose
The President raised several million dollars for his college
verb.
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
Synonym: farm, grow, produce
verb.
look after a child until it is an adult
raise a family|bring up children
verb.
summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
raise the specter of unemployment|he conjured wild birds in the air|call down the spirits from the mountain
verb.
move upwards
lift one's eyes
Synonym: lift
verb.
construct, build, or erect
Raise a barn
Synonym: set up, rear, put up, erect
verb.
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
arouse pity|raise a smile|evoke sympathy
verb.
create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
raise hell|raise the roof|raise Cain
verb.
raise in rank or condition
The new law lifted many people from poverty
Synonym: elevate, lift
verb.
increase
This will enhance your enjoyment|heighten the tension
Synonym: heighten, enhance
verb.
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
verb.
cause to puff up with a leaven
unleavened bread
Synonym: prove, leaven
verb.
bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
verb.
bet more than the previous player
verb.
cause to assemble or enlist in the military
raise an army|recruit new soldiers
Synonym: recruit, levy
verb.
put forward for consideration or discussion
raise the question of promotions|bring up an unpleasant topic
Synonym: bring up
verb.
pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
raise your `o'
verb.
activate or stir up
raise a mutiny
verb.
establish radio communications with
They managed to raise Hanoi last night
verb.
multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
verb.
bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project
raised edges
verb.
invigorate or heighten
lift my spirits|lift his ego
Synonym: lift
verb.
put an end to
lift a ban|raise a siege
Synonym: lift
verb.
cause to become alive again
raise from the dead|Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected|Upraising ghosts
Synonym: resurrect, upraise
Antonym: level, lower