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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"

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"

verb: bring up; "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"

verb: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"

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"

verb: increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"

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"

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"

verb: put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"

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"

verb: put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"

verb: cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"


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raise

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 5

Words with Friends value: 5

Literati value: 5

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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