raise

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  • The issues raised were complex and there was a large middle ground.
  • He was born a boy, but his mother wanted a girl and raised him as such.
  • He returned to Earth, leaving her to be raised by her mother.
  • John's father died soon after his birth and he was raised by his mother.
  • No more than two hundred black combat troops were ever raised.
  • While he was only a regional commander, he had largely raised his forces by himself.
  • This only matters of course if there were a call before the re-raise.
  • The dance stage is a raised metal platform divided into two sides.
  • His eyes are wide and his right hand raised, palm open towards the front.
  • When all hope of raising the complete ship was finally abandoned is not known.
  • Most of these students were said to be born and raised in Norway.
  • His parents separated that year and he and his sisters were raised by their father.
  • He eventually raised enough money to produce a full-length film, though not the full amount he originally wanted.
  • Children were raised almost naked until about the ages of four to five.
  • He had studied the black arts and used them to his advantage by raising the dead.
  • His parents divorced when he was six, after which he was raised by his mother.
  • The project raised much of central Chicago to a new grade.
  • The area that is now the town was previously used for raising cattle.
  • Lewis was raised in a church-going family in the Church of Ireland.
  • This then raises the question of why the battle occurred when it did.
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Meaning of raise

  • noun The amount a salary is increased
    he got a 3% raise, he got a wage hike
  • noun Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
    I'll see your raise and double it
  • 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 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 Construct, build, or erect
    Raise a barn
  • verb Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
    raise hell, raise the roof, raise Cain
  • 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 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