raise (n):the act of raising somethingSampleshe responded with a lift of his eyebrow.
fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
raise (n):increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)SamplesI'll see your raise and double it raise (n):the amount a salary is increasedSampleshe got a 3% raise.
he got a wage hike
raise (n):an upward slope or grade (as in a road)Samplesthe car couldn't make it up the rise raise (v):cause to become alive againSamplesraise from the dead.
Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected.
raise (v):raise the level or amount of somethingSamplesraise my salary.
raise the price of bread
raise (v):increaseSamplesThis will enhance your enjoyment.
heighten the tension
raise (v):put an end toSampleslift a ban.
raise a siege
raise (v):raise in rank or conditionSamplesThe new law lifted many people from poverty raise (v):invigorate or heightenSampleslift my spirits.
lift his ego
raise (v):bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to projectSamplesraised edges raise (v):multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3 raise (v):cause to be heard or known; express or utterSamplesraise a shout.
raise a protest.
raise a sad cry
raise (v):pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouthSamplesraise your `o' raise (v):establish radio communications withSamplesThey managed to raise Hanoi last night raise (v):activate or stir upSamplesraise a mutiny raise (v):put forward for consideration or discussionSamplesraise the question of promotions.
bring up an unpleasant topic
raise (v):cause to assemble or enlist in the militarySamplesraise an army.
recruit new soldiers
raise (v):bet more than the previous player raise (v):bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level raise (v):cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniquesSamplesThe Bordeaux region produces great red wines.
They produce good ham in Parma.
We grow wheat here.
We raise hogs here
raise (v):summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magicSamplesraise the specter of unemployment.
he conjured wild birds in the air.
call down the spirits from the mountain
raise (v):construct, build, or erectSamplesRaise a barn raise (v):create a disturbance, especially by making a great noiseSamplesraise hell.
raise the roof.
raise (v):call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)Samplesarouse pity.
raise a smile.
raise (v):cause to puff up with a leavenSamplesunleavened bread raise (v):move upwardsSampleslift one's eyes raise (v):raise from a lower to a higher positionSamplesRaise your hands.
Lift a load
raise (v):collect funds for a specific purposeSamplesThe President raised several million dollars for his college raise (v):give a promotion to or assign to a higher positionSamplesJohn 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
raise (v):bring upSamplesraise a family.
bring up children
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
You can’t take it with you when you die
We don’t take anything with us. Even the richest people cannot take their money with them after death. This proverb reminds us that material things are not really as valuable as we think they are.