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Lift or move to a higher position or level
“The stagehands will need to raise the platform to a level that is high enough for the audience to see the band.”
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To lift or move to a vertical position
“Several men were required to raise the heavy column back to its upright position.”
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To construct or build (a structure)
“The town council would raise a memorial on the site of the historic event.”
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To increase the amount, level, or strength of
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“Gina's role will be to raise awareness of the issues surrounding climate change.”
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To nurture and care for (someone or something) as they grow
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“She decided to stay home to raise her children personally as she saw fit.”
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To introduce for consideration
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“The latest research would raise several questions about Tsoukalos' claims of intervention by ancient alien astronauts.”
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To cause to occur or appear, especially through provocation
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“Raids across the border would raise the specter of impending war.”
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To promote (someone) to a higher rank
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“Janos sides with the Lannisters so that they will raise him to the title of Lord which will help out his three kids.”
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To collect or gather together, especially funds for a given purpose
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“After their disaster at Torquay, the couple would start a GoFundMe page to raise funds for a second honeymoon.”
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To charge or levy
“The state will raise stamp duty on each transfer of ownership.”
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To gather people together
“The group is trying to raise a party of protestors for the demonstration.”
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To improve in quality
“The players really need to raise their game if they want to be competitive in this league.”
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(of a sound or voice) To increase in loudness or intensity
“Don't you raise your voice at me, young man!”
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(of animals) To breed or grow
“The workers raise chickens, grow their own vegetables, and rent out space for horses.”
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(of plants) To grow or cultivate
“Our neighbors raise a variety of green vegetables in their garden.”
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To cause (bread) to rise, especially by the action of yeast
“Yeast is typically used to raise bread or ferment wine.”
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To establish radio communications with
“He tried to raise the Coast Guard on VHF radio but was unable to provide his coordinates.”
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(of a siege, blockade, or embargo) To abandon or force an enemy to abandon
“He seized Eryx in Sicily but was unable to raise the siege of Drepana.”
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To call attention or refer (to)
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To ask for and receive (charitable donations)
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To make better, or improve, something perceived to be in a negative condition
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To drive spiritually or urge someone on
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Remove
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Lift or move with a lever
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To raise funds for a specified cause or purpose
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Train (a small child) to use a potty
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Average up
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Make vertical
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Draw or push out
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To move or swing something back and forth, especially a weapon
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To cultivate (a plant) for food
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To pull (curtains) shut or open
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To outwardly look or be perceived as
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To bring something to the surface with a dredge
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To rescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea
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To fix by the point
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Gather into a crowd or mass
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Casually throw or fling
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To beget or conceive (offspring)
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To place into the ground or soil to grow
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To ceremonially place a crown on the head of (someone) in order to invest them as a monarch
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To lift out (liquid) with a utensil
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To furnish with, or cause to be present
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The act or state of being increased
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“There has been a mixed response from the public to the recent raise in interest rates.”
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An increase in salary
“I'm trying to build up the nerve to ask my miserly boss for a raise.”
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A price or cost, as in up the ante
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A piece of rising ground
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