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Noun
An increase in salary
“I'm sure he was making a really long list of good things to say about me, and adding up a really long row of numbers that will be the raise in my salary.”
Verb
Lift or move to a higher position or level
“His injuries are still with him; he cannot raise his arms above his shoulders; he still has a slight limp.”
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Increase the amount, level, or strength of
“His role will be to raise awareness and increase the political will to tackle the disease.”
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To stir up
“The disaster raised doubts about the safety of nuclear power.”
Verb
To bring to maturity through care and education
“It's because women drop out of the workforce, raise children, prefer jobs where they can work at home.”
Verb
Lift or move to a vertical position; set upright
“Squeeze with your glutes and hamstrings to push your hips forward and raise your torso back to the upright position.”
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Cause to occur or to be considered
“Other stories in this issue also raise what might be called legacy questions.”
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To move higher in rank or position
“He deftly sidestepped the falls of Anne Boleyn and Thomas Cromwell and was raised to the peerage.”
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To collect or gather together
“He had to sell part of the stamp collection to raise funds.”
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To bring to an end
“In 244 he seized Eryx in Sicily but was unable to raise the siege of Drepana.”
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To increase in amount, quality, or intensity
“I really hope they can raise their game.”
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To increase in amount, quality, or intensity
“He raised the volume of his voice slightly.”
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“Added to selective breeding is another step, another human act, that of using yeast to raise the bread or ferment the wine.”
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To collect or gather together
“The city had raised troops to fight for the Government.”
Verb
“Stamp duty is a tax raised on transfers of ownership.”
Verb
“The workers raise chickens, grow their own vegetables, have a fish tank and rent out space for horses.”
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To grow
“Wheat is also raised in considerable quantity.”
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“Raids across the border raised the spectre of civil war.”
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To establish radio communications with
“He raised the U.S. Coast Guard on VHF radio but was unable to provide his coordinates.”
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