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Synonyms for raise

Synonyms for raise

to move (something) to a higher position

to make or form (a structure)

to increase in amount

to increase markedly in level or intensity, especially of sound

to raise in rank

to bring into existence and foster the development of

to take care of and educate (a child)

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to seek an answer to (a question)

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to put forward (a topic) for discussion

to induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion)

the amount by which something is increased

Synonyms for raise

the amount a salary is increased

an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)

the act of raising something

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raise the level or amount of something

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collect funds for a specific purpose

cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

bring up

move upwards

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create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise

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raise in rank or condition

cause to puff up with a leaven

bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level

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bet more than the previous player

cause to assemble or enlist in the military

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put forward for consideration or discussion

pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth

activate or stir up

establish radio communications with

multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3

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bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project

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invigorate or heighten

put an end to

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cause to become alive again

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Now 20 years old, the Ed Fund has expanded its staff of 15, along with an additional 30 AmeriCorps volunteers, and now raises $3 million a year for Miami's schools.
On its Web site, the Retired Officers Association (TROA) has a table purportedly "track[ing] the growth of the military pay gap by comparing military raises with wage growth in the private sector," as expressed in the Employment Cost Index (ECI).
Myth #4: It's easy to tell if eggs will raise your cholesterol.
Employees were two and a half times more concerned with receiving a raise than they were in getting a promotion.
However, raises to the lowest-paid workers represent a drop in the bucket that is the city's coffer.
To raise money, the girls organized a competition among classes to see which could raise the most money, with the winning class receiving a pizza party.
3,652 participants helped raise $569,753, of which $323,840 was raised online.
This is a really unique way to raise money while building team unity at the same time.
While supporters of the measure contend it that would help unknown candidates raise enough money to be competitive, others counter that the higher cap would provide a new way for developers and other wealthy special-interest groups to sway elections in Santa Clarita.
While average pay raises in 2005 are only slightly higher than last year, workers who last year received either no raise or one below the average might be pleasantly surprised to receive an above average raise this year to compensate," according to Bill Coleman, senior vice president of compensation at Salary.
The bonuses will be funded out of the district's emergency reserve fund, and the pay raise may need to come from the district's operating budget, he said.
To help BJ's raise $1 million for the fight against cystic fibrosis, send checks payable to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in care of BJ's Restaurants; 16162 Beach Blvd.
Some council members objected to provisions that apply to fund raising for nonprofit organizations on behalf of an elected official because they felt the limits would hurt local charities that use elected officials to help them raise funds.
Following are some of the CBO's options to help the federal government raise the necessary revenue and balance the budget by 2002.
I encouraged my sponsors to pledge a flat donation rather than pledge per kilometer, so I could raise some money even if I couldn't attend.