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raise

raise

 
pronunciation:
reIz
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: raised, raises, raising
definition 1: to move to a higher position.
I raised my hand.
 
synonyms:
lift
antonyms:
lower
similar words:
hike, pick up
definition 2: to cause or help to grow.
My parents raised four children.The farmers raise beans and corn.
definition 3: to gather or collect.
The club raised money for a local hospital.
synonyms:
collect
definition 4: to increase.
They raised the price of gas.
synonyms:
increase
similar words:
hike
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an increase in pay.
She got a raise after six months at her job.
derivations: raisable (raiseable) (adj.), raised (adj.)
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