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raise
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Results: 20
2. To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as, to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a furnace.
4. To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast or flagstaff.
5. To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse.
6. To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult, struggle, or war; to excite.
9. To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones.
10. To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise money, troops, and the like.
11. To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops, etc.; toraise cattle.
14. To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection.
16. To cause ( the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light.
17. To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that is, to create it.
18. To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; - often with up.
19. To let go; as in the command, tacks and sheets, i. e., Let go tacks and sheets.
Part of Speech: noun
1. To bring to a higher condition or situation; to elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate; to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like.
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