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KK Pronunciation

〔 rez 〕


〔 reiz 〕

Overview of noun raise

The noun raise has 4 senses

  • raise, rise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase -- (the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike")

  • ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade -- (an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise")

  • raise -- (increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it")

  • lift, raise, heave -- (the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up")

Overview of verb raise

The verb raise has 27 senses

  • raise -- (raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread")

  • raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

  • raise -- (cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry")

  • raise -- (collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college")

  • grow, raise, farm, produce -- (cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here")

  • rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent -- (bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children")

  • raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth -- (summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain")

  • lift, raise -- (move upwards; "lift one's eyes")

  • raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")

  • arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

  • raise -- (create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain")

  • lift, raise, elevate -- (raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty")

  • enhance, heighten, raise -- (increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension")

  • promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate -- (give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work")

  • raise, leaven, prove -- (cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread")

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

  • raise -- (bet more than the previous player)

  • recruit, levy, raise -- (cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers")

  • raise, bring up -- (put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic")

  • raise -- (pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'")

  • raise -- (activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny")

  • raise -- (establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night")

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

  • raise -- (bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges")

  • raise, lift -- (invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego")

  • lift, raise -- (put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege")

  • resurrect, raise, upraise -- (cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts")