raise vs raze :

Definitions

  • n  the amount a salary is increased
    he got a 3% raise
  • n  an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
  • n  increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
    I'll see your raise and double it
  • n  the act of raising something
    fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
  • v  raise the level or amount of something
    raise my salary
    raise the price of bread
  • v  raise from a lower to a higher position
  • v  cause to be heard or known; express or utter
    raise a shout
    raise a protest
    raise a sad cry
  • v  collect funds for a specific purpose
    The President raised several million dollars for his college
  • v  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
    We raise hogs here
  • v  bring up
    raise a family
  • v  summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    raise the specter of unemployment
  • v  move upwards
  • v  construct, build, or erect
  • v  call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise a smile
  • v  create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
    raise hell
    raise the roof
    raise Cain
  • v  raise in rank or condition
  • v  increase
  • v  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
  • v  cause to puff up with a leaven
  • v  bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
  • v  bet more than the previous player
  • v  cause to assemble or enlist in the military
    raise an army
  • v  put forward for consideration or discussion
    raise the question of promotions
  • v  pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
    raise your `o'
  • v  activate or stir up
    raise a mutiny
  • v  establish radio communications with
    They managed to raise Hanoi last night
  • v  multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
  • v  bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project
    raised edges
  • v  invigorate or heighten
  • v  put an end to
    raise a siege
  • v  cause to become alive again
    raise from the dead

  • v  tear down so as to make flat with the ground
News & Articles

  • Raise Your Glass to These Wine Stocks
    Raise Your Glass to These Wine Stocks        
    June 14, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • HD Supply may raise up to $1.3 billion in IPO
    HD Supply may raise up to $1.33 billion in its initial public offering, according to a filing by the industrial distributor with federal regulators Thursday. The company plans to sell 53.2 million shares ...
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • HD Supply may raise up to $1.3 billion in IPO
    HD Supply may raise up to $1.33 billion in its initial public offering, according to a filing by the industrial distributor with federal regulators Thursday. The company plans to sell 53.2 million shares ...
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Sold-out Donald Driver Charity Softball Game draws entire families (story, video, photos)
    Donald Driver delights fans at Fox Cities Stadium What if? Fans pick Donald Driver's possible successor Photos: Donald Driver Charity Softball Game, June 16, 2013 Fire damages large garage in Grand Chute High Cliff Triathlon takes place at state park Photos: 2013 Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon Town of Neenah struggles to raze ramshackle house Lost wallet returned 10 years later Runaway ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Appleton Post-Crescent
  • A family affair: Boettchers follow family plan in High Cliff Triathlon (video)
    High Cliff Triathlon takes place at state park 2013 Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon Fire damages large garage in Grand Chute Town of Neenah struggles to raze ramshackle house Lost wallet returned 10 years later Runaway teens held in hotel, forced into prostitution Kaleidoscope Academy students create award-winning documentary Colorado wildfire victims reunited with pets Colorado wildfires ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Appleton Post-Crescent
  • Bus blast, hospital attack kill at least 22 in Pakistan
    Meanwhile, bombs raze a museum about Muhammad Ali Jinnah, who founded the country in 1947.
    June 16, 2013 - Portland Press Herald