English dictionary definition of:

raise


Noun

  • the act of raising something
  • increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
  • the amount a salary is increased
  • an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

Verb

  • cause to become alive again
  • raise the level or amount of something
  • increase
  • put an end to
  • raise in rank or condition
  • invigorate or heighten
  • bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project
  • multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
  • establish radio communications with
  • activate or stir up
  • cause to be heard or known; express or utter
  • pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
  • put forward for consideration or discussion
  • cause to assemble or enlist in the military
  • bet more than the previous player
  • bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
  • summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
  • construct, build, or erect
  • cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  • create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
  • call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
  • move upwards
  • raise from a lower to a higher position
  • cause to puff up with a leaven
  • collect funds for a specific purpose
  • give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
  • bring up

Thesaurus

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Scrabble score for raise


Scrabble score = 5

generated at 11:37:58 on 19-11-19

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