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raise

raise

 
 
pronunciation:
reIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: raised, raises, raising
definition 1: to elevate to a higher position; lift.
 
synonyms:
elevate, hoist, lift, upraise
antonyms:
lower, sink
similar words:
boost, heave, hike, pick up, rear, right, rise, uplift
definition 2: to erect (a building or other structure).
synonyms:
erect
antonyms:
demolish, raze, tear down
similar words:
build, construct, rear
definition 3: to put upright.
synonyms:
erect, set up, stand
antonyms:
lay
similar words:
rear, right, rise, upright
definition 4: to cause to grow.
We raised a child.They raise beans.
synonyms:
cultivate, grow, rear
similar words:
boost, breed, father, foster, mother, nurture
definition 5: to put forward for consideration.
I want to raise an issue.
synonyms:
advance, broach, propose, suggest
antonyms:
withdraw
similar words:
introduce, present, put
definition 6: to bring back to life.
synonyms:
resurrect, resuscitate
similar words:
reanimate, restore, revive
definition 7: to arouse.
The news raised his hopes.
synonyms:
arouse, rouse, stir
antonyms:
dampen, dash
similar words:
awaken, excite, inflame, pique, quicken, revive, stimulate, uplift
definition 8: to gather; collect.
We raised one hundred dollars.
synonyms:
amass, collect, gather
similar words:
assemble, garner, levy, rally
definition 9: to awaken.
She raised us at eight o'clock.
synonyms:
arouse, awaken, rouse, wake
definition 10: to increase (the value or price of something).
synonyms:
increase
antonyms:
depress, lower, reduce
similar words:
boost, hike
definition 11: to promote in rank, dignity, or office.
synonyms:
advance, promote
antonyms:
lower
similar words:
boost, dignify, elevate, exalt
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to increase the amount of a bet during a hand in poker.
similar words:
elevate, go
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of increasing.
synonyms:
increase
antonyms:
cut, reduction
similar words:
boost, elevation, growth, rise
definition 2: an increase in wages or salary.
synonyms:
hike
derivations: raisable (raiseable) (adj.), raised (adj.)
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