raise: 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"
rear: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"
raise: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in shock"
raise: put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
mention: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
boot: cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
Used other than as an idiom: To bring from a lower position to a higher position.; To mention; To raise (children); To turn on power or start, as of a machine; To vomit; To stop or interrupt a flow or steady motion