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  • 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

  • Barack Obama Would Raise Capital Gains And Dividend Taxes.
  • Sarkozy gives himself a raise of nearly 150%.
  • All it cost was the $20 or so it took to buy the pie ingredients, which made it a highly efficient way to raise money.
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

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