The amount a salary is increased (synset 105117485)
"he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
An upward slope or grade (as in a road) (synset 109229873)
"the car couldn't make it up the rise"hyponym: uphill - the upward slope of a hill
Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker) (synset 100804869)
"I'll see your raise and double it"domain category: poker, poker game - any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking handhypernym: gamble - a risky act or venture
The act of raising something (synset 100117196)
"he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
Raise the level or amount of something (synset 200158311)
"raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"hypernym: increase - make bigger or morehyponym: bump up - increase or raise
Raise from a lower to a higher position (synset 201978076)
"Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"hypernym: displace, move - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sensehyponym:
- get up - cause to rise
- jack, jack up - lift with a special device
- shoulder - lift onto one's shoulders
- kick up - cause to rise by kicking
- hoist, lift, wind - raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
- trice, trice up - raise with a line
- hoist, run up - raise
- hoist - move from one place to another by lifting
- pump - raise (gases or fluids) with a pump
- levitate - cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
- underlay - raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
- skid - elevate onto skids
- pinnacle - raise on or as if on a pinnacle
- chin, chin up - raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
- leaven, prove, raise - cause to puff up with a leaven
- heighten - increase the height of
- boost, hike, hike up - increase
- gather up, lift up, pick up - take and lift upward
- erect, rear - cause to rise up
Cause to be heard or known;
Express or utter (synset 200943197)"raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"hypernym: express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
Collect funds for a specific purpose (synset 202311261)
"The President raised several million dollars for his college"
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"domain category: agriculture, farming, husbandry - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stockhypernym: cultivate - foster the growth ofhyponym:
Look after a child until it is an adult (synset 202545454)
"raise a family"; "bring up children"cause: grow up - become an adulthyponym:
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"hyponym:synonym: arouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, stir
Move upwards (synset 201977773)
"lift one's eyes"hypernym: displace, move - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Construct, build, or erect (synset 201665137)
"Raise a barn"
Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) (synset 201763170)
"arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"hyponym:
- strike a chord, touch a chord - evoke a reaction, response, or emotion
- ask for, invite - increase the likelihood of
- draw - elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
- rekindle - arouse again
- infatuate - arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way
- prick - to cause a sharp emotional pain
- fire up, heat, ignite, inflame, stir up, wake - arouse or excite feelings and passions
- excite, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
- excite - arouse or elicit a feeling
- anger - make angry
- discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset - cause to lose one's composure
- shame - cause to be ashamed
- bruise, hurt, injure, offend, spite, wound - hurt the feelings of
- overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm - overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
- interest - excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise (synset 201759495)
"raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
Raise in rank or condition (synset 200545629)
"The new law lifted many people from poverty"
Increase (synset 200230031)
"This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"hyponym: potentiate - increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)
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"hypernym: assign, delegate, depute, designate - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)hyponym:
- tenure - give life-time employment to
- bring up - promote from a lower position or rank
- spot promote - promote on the spot
- ennoble, entitle, gentle - give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
- favor, favour, prefer - promote over another
- brevet - promote somebody by brevet, in the military
Cause to puff up with a leaven (synset 201979601)
Bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level (synset 201158872)
domain category: bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
- Bet more than the previous player (synset 201158757)
Cause to assemble or enlist in the military (synset 201100863)
"raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
Put forward for consideration or discussion (synset 201027255)
"raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"synonym: bring up
Pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth (synset 200952814)
"raise your `o'"
Activate or stir up (synset 200853305)
"raise a mutiny"
Establish radio communications with (synset 200746056)
"They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
Multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3 (synset 200643591)
domain category: arithmetic - the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculationshypernym: multiply - combine by multiplication
Bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project (synset 200558614)
Invigorate or heighten (synset 200551059)
"lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
Put an end to (synset 200354849)
"lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
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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- Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- Verbs of buying, selling, owning
- Verbs of feeling
- Verbs of fighting, athletic activities
- Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- Verbs of political and social activities and events
- Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- Verbs of walking, flying, swimming