1.the amount a salary is increased
2.an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
3.increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
4.the act of raising something raise v.
1.raise the level or amount of something
2.raise from a lower to a higher position
3.cause to be heard or known
4.collect funds for a specific purpose
5.cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
7.evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
9.construct, build, or erect 10.call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) 11.create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise 12.raise in rank or condition 13.increase 14.give a promotion to or assign to a higher position 15.cause to puff up with a leaven 16.in bridge: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level 17.bet more than the previous player 18.cause to assemble or enlist in the military 19.put forward for consideration or discussion 20.pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth 21.activate or stir up 22.establish radio communications with 23.multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3 24.bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project 25.invigorate or heighten 26.put an end to 27.cause to become alive again
Idiom of the Day
to live in uncomfortable conditions without the usual comforts (such as on a camping trip)
We were forced to rough it for a few days when the storm knocked out the electricity supply.