- raising as a noun:
- 3 as an adjective:
- 1 raise as a noun:
- 4 as a verb:
The event of something being raised upward:
— A raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity.
The properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child.
Helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community.
Increasing in quantity or value.
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The amount a salary is increased:
— He got a 3% raise.
Dutch: loonsverhoging, opslag, salarisverhoging
An upward slope or grade (as in a road).
Dutch: helling, klim
Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker).
The act of raising something:
— Fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up.
Polish: dźwignięcie, podźwignięcie
Raise the level or amount of something.
Raise from a lower to a higher position:
— Raise your hands.
Dutch: opvoeden, heffen, opheffen, optillen, tillen
Cause to be heard or known; express or utter.
Collect funds for a specific purpose.
Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques:
— We raise hogs here.
Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic:
— Raise the specter of unemployment.
Dutch: goochelen, ontbieden, oproepen, toveren, zwarte magie beoefenen
Construct, build, or erect:
— Raise a barn.
Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses):
— Raise a smile.
Dutch: ontlokken, bovenhalen, evoceren, evoqueren, oproepen, wekken
Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise.
Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
Bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level.
Bet more than the previous player.
Put forward for consideration or discussion:
— Raise the question of promotions.
synonym: bring up.
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.
Dutch: loonsverhoging, salarisverhoging, loonstijging
Bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project.
Dutch: op de been brengen
Invigorate or heighten.
Put an end to:
— Raise a siege.
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