raise

raise
1. verb
1)

he raised a hand in greeting

Syn:
lift, lift up, hold aloft, elevate, uplift, upraise, upthrust; hoist, haul up, hitch up
Ant:
lower
2)

he raised himself in the bed

Syn:
set upright, set vertical; sit up, stand up
Ant:
lay down, knock over
3)

they raised prices

Syn:
increase, put up, push up, up, mark up, escalate, inflate; informal hike (up), jack up, bump up
Ant:
lower, reduce
4)

he raised his voice

Syn:
amplify, louden, magnify, intensify, boost, lift, increase, heighten, augment
Ant:
lower
5)

the temple was raised in 900 BC

Syn:
build, construct, erect, assemble, put up
Ant:
raze, demolish
6)

how will you raise the money?

Syn:
get, obtain, acquire; accumulate, amass, collect, fetch, net, make
Ant:
distribute, spend
7)

the city raised troops to fight for them

Syn:
recruit, enlist, sign up, conscript, call up, mobilize, rally, assemble, draft
Ant:
demobilize, stand down
8)

a tax raised on imports

Syn:
levy, impose, exact, demand, charge
9)

he raised several objections

Syn:
bring up, air, ventilate; present, table, propose, submit, advance, suggest, moot, put forward
Ant:
withdraw, keep quiet about
10)

the disaster raised doubts about safety

Syn:
give rise to, occasion, cause, produce, engender, elicit, create, result in, lead to, prompt, awaken, arouse, induce, kindle, incite, stir up, trigger, spark off, provoke, instigate, foment, whip up; literary beget
Ant:
allay, end
11)

most parents try to raise their children well

Syn:
bring up, rear, nurture, look after, care for, provide for, mother, parent, tend, cherish; educate, train
12)

she raised cattle

Syn:
breed, rear, nurture, keep, tend; grow, farm, cultivate, produce
13)

he was raised to a captaincy

Syn:
promote, advance, upgrade, elevate, ennoble; informal kick upstairs
Ant:
demote
2. noun

the workers wanted a raise

Syn:
pay increase, increment

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  • Raise — (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[=i]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raise — [rāz] vt. raised, raising [ME raisen < ON reisa, caus. of risa, to RISE] 1. a) to cause to rise; move to a higher level; lift; elevate b) to bring to or place in an upright position 2. to construct or erect (a building, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • RAISE — ( Rigorous Approach to Industrial Software Engineering ) was developed as part of the European ESPRIT II LaCoS project in the 1990s, led by Dines Bjørner. It consists of a set of tools based around a specification language (RSL) for software… …   Wikipedia

  • raise — ► VERB 1) lift or move to a higher position or level. 2) set upright. 3) increase the amount, level, or strength of. 4) promote to a higher rank. 5) cause to be heard, felt, or considered: doubts have been raised. 6) build (a structure). 7) …   English terms dictionary

  • raise — [n] increase in salary or position accession, accretion, addition, advance, augmentation, boost, bump, hike, hold up*, increment, jump, jump up*, leg*, leg up*, move up*, promotion, raising, rise, step up*; concepts 344,351,763 Ant. decrease,… …   New thesaurus

  • raise — I (advance) verb aggrandize, augment, boost, bring up, dignify, elevate, enhance, enlarge, ennoble, exalt, further, glorify, heighten, honor, increase, lift, move up, prize, promote, propose, provehere, put, suggest, uplift, upraise associated… …   Law dictionary

  • raise — raise; raise·man; …   English syllables

  • raise — raise, rise nouns An increase of salary is called a rise in BrE and a raise in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • raise v — raise your eyebrows, raisin n …   English expressions

  • raise — vb 1 *lift, elevate, hoist, heave, rear, boost Analogous words: *rise, ascend, mount, soar: *exalt, magnify, aggrandize: *advance, promote, forward, further 2 * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • raise — raise1 W1S2 [reız] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move higher)¦ 2¦(increase)¦ 3¦(collect money)¦ 4¦(improve)¦ 5¦(start a subject)¦ 6¦(cause a reaction)¦ 7¦(move eyes or face)¦ 8¦(move upright)¦ 9¦(children)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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