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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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in recent years, a majority of Americans continue to say that boys are easier to raise than girls.
The name RAISE TWO comes from a gesture of defiance dating back to the Hundred Years' War when French soldiers cut off the bow fingers of English archers.
Institutional investors said Taiwan's civil servants have not had a raise from 2006 to 2010, a trend the government has decided to change with a 3% raise starting July this year, hoping to set an example for the private sector, in which listed petrochemical firms as Chi Mei Industrial Co., Grand Pacific Petrochemical Corp., Nantex Industrial Co., Taiwan Synthetic Rubber Corp., China Synthetic Rubber Corp., Lee Chang Yung Chemical Industry Corp., Ho Tung Chemical Corp., Taita Chemical Co.
O'Connell confirmed that the School Committee did in fact vote 4-3 in favor of a pay raise for Mr.
SBI could raise around INR2000-crore through the issuance of bonds but two SBI officials told PTI that it has not finalised any plans so far.
In November, voters in six states approved raises in their states' minimum wage.
Mark Warner of Virginia formed a bipartisan coalition to raise taxes and left office in 2005 as one of the most popular governors in state history.
Hold for 2 seconds, then come back (foot remains elevated) and raise hand above head.
They raise the minimum wage, which may help some of those who get raises, but at the same time, they reduce the overall rate of employment, especially among less skilled and minority workers: this is what does happen when the mandatory minimum wage is increased.
The only way to keep or raise the living standard on the back of aging population is to raise productivity.
TO raise or not to raise, that is the question - sometimes the million dollar question.
Fredericton bishop Claude Miller and Anglicans in every corner of New Brunswick last month launched a creative--and healthy--way to raise $50,000 to help combat HIV/AIDS: they will walk and receive pledges of support in return.
And in some areas, "living wage" movements have helped raise minimum wages on a local level.