HyperDic: raise

English > 31 senses of the word raise:
VERBchangeraiseraise the level or amount of something
motionraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upraise from a lower to a higher position
communicationraisecause to be heard or known
possessionraisecollect funds for a specific purpose
creationraise, grow, farm, producecultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
socialraise, rear, bring up, nurture, parentbring up
creationraise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forthsummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
motionraise, liftmove upwards
creationraise, erect, rear, set up, put upconstruct, build, or erect
emotionraise, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, provokecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
creationraisecreate a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
changeraise, lift, elevateraise in rank or condition
changeraise, enhance, heightenincrease / increase
socialraise, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, elevategive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
motionraise, leaven, provecause to puff up with a leaven
competitionraisebid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
competitionraisebet more than the previous player
competitionraise, recruit, levycause to assemble or enlist in the military
communicationraise, bring upput forward for consideration or discussion
communicationraisepronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
communicationraiseactivate or stir up
communicationraiseestablish radio communications with
cognitionraisemultiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times
changeraisebring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project
changeraise, liftinvigorate or heighten
changeraise, liftput an end to
bodyraise, resurrect, upraisecause to become alive again
NOUNattributeraise, rise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increasethe amount a salary is increased
objectraise, ascent, acclivity, rise, climb, upgradean upward slope or grade (as in a road)
actraiseincreasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
actraise, lift, heavethe act of raising something
raise > pronunciation
Soundsrey'z
Rhymesablaze ... ways: 57 rhymes with eyz...
English > raise: 31 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe amount a salary is increased.
Example"he got a 3% raise"
Synonymsrise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase
Broaderincrease, incrementThe amount by which something increases / increases
Spanishaumento
Catalanaugment
Verbsraiseraise the level or amount of something
English > raise: 31 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAn upward slope or grade (as in a road).
Synonymsascent, acclivity, rise, climb, upgrade
NarroweruphillThe upward slope of a hill
Broaderslope, incline, sideAn elevated geological formation
Oppositedescent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslopeA downward slope or bend
Spanishascenso, cuesta, subida
Catalanascensió, costa, pujada
Verbsraiseraise from a lower to a higher position
English > raise: 31 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningincreasing the size of a bet (as in poker).
Example"I'll see your raise and double it"
Categorypoker, poker gameAny of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
Narrowerdoubling, doubleRaising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
BroadergambleA risky act or venture
Verbsraisebid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
English > raise: 31 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of raising something.
Example "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
Synonymslift, heave
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Catalanelevació
Verbsraiseraise from a lower to a higher position
raisemove upwards
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRaise the level or amount of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "raise my salary"
  • "raise the price of bread"
Narrowerbump upincrease or raise
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Spanishalzar, aumentar, elevar
Catalanalçar, elevar
Nounsraisethe amount a salary is increased
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningRaise from a lower to a higher position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe men raise the chairs
Example"Raise your hands"
Synonymslift, elevate, get up, bring up
Cause torise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Narrowerchin, chin upRaise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
get upCause to rise
heightenincrease the height of
hike, hike up, boostincrease
hoist, lift, windRaise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
hoist, run upRaise
hoistMove from one place to another by lifting
jack, jack upLift with a special device
kick upCause to rise by kicking
levitateCause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
pick up, lift up, gather upTake and lift upward
pinnacleRaise on or as if on a pinnacle
pumpRaise (gases or fluids) with a pump
raise, leaven, proveCause to puff up with a leaven
rear, erectCause to rise up
shoulderLift onto one's shoulders
skidelevate onto skids
trice, trice upRaise with a line
underlayRaise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Oppositelower, take down, let down, get down, bring downMove something or somebody to a lower position
Spanishalzar, aumentar, elevar, levantar, subir, traer
Catalanaixecar, alçar, elevar, enlairar, pujar
Nounsraisethe act of raising something
raisean upward slope or grade (as in a road)
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningCause to be heard or known; express or utter.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "raise a shout"
  • "raise a protest"
  • "raise a sad cry"
Narrowercall up, bring forwardbring forward for consideration
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningCollect funds for a specific purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey raise the money
Example"The President raised several million dollars for his college"
Narrowerfund-raise, fund raise, fundraiseRaise money for a cause or project
Broadercollect, take incall for and obtain payment of
Spanishcriar, recaudar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaningcultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey raise the animals
Example "We raise hogs here"
Synonymsgrow, farm, produce
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Narrowercarrybear (a crop)
keepRaise
overproduceproduce in excess
Broadercultivatefoster / foster the growth of
Spanishcrecer, cultivar, producir
Catalancréixer, cultivar, produir
Nounsraisersomeone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 6, social
MeaningBring up.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"raise a family"
Synonymsrear, bring up, nurture, parent
Cause togrow upBecome an adult
NarrowercradleBring up from infancy
fledgefeed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
fosterBring up under fosterage
Spanishalimentar, criar, educar, formar, ser padre
Catalanalimentar, criar, educar, formar
Nounsraisingthe properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 7, creation
MeaningSummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"raise the specter of unemployment"
Synonymsconjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
NarrowerblessGive a benediction to
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledictwish harm upon
Broadercall up, summonCause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
Similar toprovoke, evoke, call forth, kick upEvoke or provoke to appear or occur
Spanishagitar, conjurar, despertar, evocar, exponer, invitar, invocar, llamar, recaudar, remover, revolver, traer
Catalaninvocar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 8, motion
MeaningMove upwards.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymlift
Cause torise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishalzar, elevar, levantar
Catalanelevar
Nounsraisethe act of raising something
raisingthe event of something being raised upward
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 9, creation
MeaningConstruct, build, or erect.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Raise a barn"
Synonymserect, rear, set up, put up
Categoryconstruction, buildingThe act of constructing something
Broaderconstruct, build, makemake by combining materials and parts
Oppositelevel, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull downtear down so as to make flat with the ground
Spanishalzar, construir, edificar, erigir, levantar
Catalanaixecar, alçar, construir, erigir
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 10, emotion
MeaningCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "raise a smile"
Synonymsarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, provoke
Narrowerangermake angry
drawelicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
exciteArouse or elicit a feeling
hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spitehurt the feelings of
infatuateArouse unreasoning love / love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way
inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire upArouse or excite feelings and passions
interestexcite the curiosity of
invite, ask forincrease the likelihood of
overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtakeOvercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
prickTo cause a sharp emotional pain
rekindleArouse again
shameCause to be ashamed
stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
strike a chord, touch a chordEvoke a reaction, response, or emotion
upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitCause to lose one's composure
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishcausar, despertar, estimular, evocar, excitar, incitar, provocar, suscitar
Catalancausar, despertar, estimular, evocar, excitar, incitar, moure, suscitar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 11, creation
Meaningcreate a disturbance, especially by making a great noise.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "raise hell"
  • "raise the roof"
  • "raise Cain"
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 12, change
MeaningRaise in rank or condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymslift, elevate
NarrowerdignifyRaise the status of
exaltRaise in rank, character, or status
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalanelevar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 13, change
Meaningincrease / increase.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsenhance, heighten
Narrowerpotentiateincrease the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)
Broaderintensify, compound, heighten, deepenmake more intense, stronger, or more marked
Spanishintensificar, realzar
Catalanenaltir, intensificar, realçar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 14, social
MeaningGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymspromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, elevate
NarrowerbrevetPromote somebody by brevet, in the military
bring upPromote from a lower position or rank
ennoble, gentle, entitleGive a title / title to someone
prefer, favor, favourPromote over another
spot promotePromote on the spot
tenureGive life-time employment / employment to
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Oppositedemote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsAssign to a lower position
Spanishanticipar, ascender
Catalananticipar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 15, motion
MeaningCause to puff up with a leaven.
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelThey raise more bread
Synonymsleaven, prove
Cause torise, proveincrease / increase in volume
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Spanishhacer crecer, leudar, levantar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 16, competition
Meaningbid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level.
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategorybridgeAny of various card games based on whist for four players
Broaderbid, callmake a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
Nounsraiseincreasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
raisera bridge partner who increases the partner's bid
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 17, competition
Meaningbet more than the previous player.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broaderbet, wager, playstake on the outcome of an issue
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 18, competition
MeaningCause to assemble or enlist in the military.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"raise an army"
Synonymsrecruit, levy
Broaderenlist, draft, muster inEngage somebody to enter the army
Spanishreclutar
Catalanreclutar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 19, communication
MeaningPut forward for consideration or discussion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"raise the question of promotions"
Synonymbring up
Broadermention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
Spanishplantear, sacar a colación, sacar a relucir, sacar
Catalanplantejar, portar a col·locació
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 20, communication
Meaningpronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"raise your 'o'"
Broaderpronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 21, communication
Meaningactivate or stir up.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"raise a mutiny"
Broaderincite, instigate, set off, stir upProvoke or stir ... / stir up
Spanishincitar, levantar, provocar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 22, communication
MeaningEstablish radio communications with.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
Categoryradio, radiocommunication, wirelessMedium for communication
Broaderreach, get through, get hold of, contactBe in or establish communication with
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 23, cognition
MeaningMultiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3.
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategoryarithmeticThe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
Broadermultiplycombine by multiplication
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 24, change
MeaningBring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"raised edges"
Broaderbring out, set offdirect attention to, as if by means of contrast
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 25, change
Meaninginvigorate or heighten.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymlift
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Spanishalzar, animar, elevar, levantar
Catalanaixecar, elevar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 26, change
Meaningput an end to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "raise a siege"
Synonymlift
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishlevantar
Catalanaixecar
English > raise: 31 senses > verb 27, body
MeaningCause to become alive again.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"raise from the dead"
Synonymsresurrect, upraise
Broaderresuscitate, reviveCause to regain consciousness
Similar toresurrect, rise, upriseReturn from the dead
Spanishresucitar
Catalanressucitar, ressuscitar

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