1. The amount a salary is increased (synset 105117485)
    "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  2. An upward slope or grade (as in a road) (synset 109229873)
    "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  3. Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker) (synset 100804869)
    "I'll see your raise and double it"
  4. The act of raising something (synset 100117196)
    "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  1. Raise the level or amount of something (synset 200158311)
    "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
  2. Raise from a lower to a higher position (synset 201978076)
    "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  3. Cause to be heard or known;
    Express or utter (synset 200943197)
    "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
  4. Collect funds for a specific purpose (synset 202311261)
    "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
  5. Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques (synset 201743695)
    "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
  6. Look after a child until it is an adult (synset 202545454)
    "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  7. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic (synset 201633150)
    "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
  8. Move upwards (synset 201977773)
    "lift one's eyes"
  9. Construct, build, or erect (synset 201665137)
    "Raise a barn"
  10. Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) (synset 201763170)
    "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
  11. Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise (synset 201759495)
    "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
  12. Raise in rank or condition (synset 200545629)
    "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
  13. Increase (synset 200230031)
    "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  14. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position (synset 202402779)
    "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"
  15. Cause to puff up with a leaven (synset 201979601)
    "unleavened bread"
  16. Bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level (synset 201158872)
  17. Bet more than the previous player (synset 201158757)
  18. Cause to assemble or enlist in the military (synset 201100863)
    "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
  19. Put forward for consideration or discussion (synset 201027255)
    "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
  20. Pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth (synset 200952814)
    "raise your `o'"
  21. Activate or stir up (synset 200853305)
    "raise a mutiny"
  22. Establish radio communications with (synset 200746056)
    "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
  23. Multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3 (synset 200643591)
  24. Bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project (synset 200558614)
    "raised edges"
  25. Invigorate or heighten (synset 200551059)
    "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
  26. Put an end to (synset 200354849)
    "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
  27. Cause to become alive again (synset 200098271)
    "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"

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