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  • n  the event of something being raised upward
    a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • n  the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
  • n  helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
  • v  raise the level or amount of something
  • v  raise from a lower to a higher position
  • v  cause to be heard or known; express or utter
  • v  collect funds for a specific purpose
  • v  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  • v  bring up
  • v  summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
  • v  move upwards
  • v  construct, build, or erect
  • v  call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
  • v  create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
  • 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
  • v  put forward for consideration or discussion
  • v  pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
  • v  activate or stir up
  • v  establish radio communications with
  • 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
  • v  invigorate or heighten
  • v  put an end to
  • v  cause to become alive again
    Upraising ghosts
  • s  increasing in quantity or value
    a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate

  • The Internet is changing the nature of political fund raising.
  • Obama's fund-raising peaked in February, when he took in a record $55 million for the month.
  • A new government report says the cost of raising a child has soared to $204,000.
News & Articles


  • Steve Ballmer in guardian.co.uk
    Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said: "Despite our best efforts, including raising our bid by roughly $5bn, Yahoo has not moved toward accepting our offer. After careful consideration, we believe the economics demanded by Yahoo do not...
  • Bob McDonnell in Central Florida News 13
    Republicans in Congress have offered legislation to reform healthcare, without shifting Medicaid costs to the states, without cutting Medicare, and without raising your taxes,McDonnell said. "We will do that by implementing common sense...
  • Angelina Jolie in CTV.ca
    I was saddened to meet a 21-year-old woman who was born in a refugee camp, who has never even been out of the camp and is now raising her own child in a camp,Jolie said.

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