[n] the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
[n] increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it"
[n] the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
[n] an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make the grade"
[v] bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"
[v] cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected."; "Upraising ghosts"
[v] raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
[v] increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
[v] put an end to, as of a siege or a blockade; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
[v] raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
[v] invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
[v] multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
[v] establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
[v] activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
[v] cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
[v] pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
[v] put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
[v] cause to assemble or enlist; "raise an army"
[v] bet more than the previous player, in poker
[v] in bridge: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
[v] construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
[v] create a disturbance, esp. by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
[v] call forth; of emotions, feelings, and responses; "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
[v] 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"
[v] cultivate by growing; often involves 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"
[v] move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
[v] raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
[v] cause to puff up with a leaven; of dough; "unleavened bread"
[v] collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
[v] 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"
[v] bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
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acclivity, advance, arouse, arouse, ascent, bring up, bring up, bring up, call down, call forth, climb, conjure, conjure up, elevate, elevate, elevate, elicit, enhance, enkindle, erect, evoke, evoke, farm, fire, get up, grow, heave, heighten, hike, invoke
break, bring down, bump, declension, declination, decline, declivity, demote, descent, dismantle, downslope, fall, get down, kick downstairs, let down, level, lower, pull down, rase, raze, relegate, take down, take down, tear down