raises, 3rd person singular present; raised, past participle; raised, past tense; raising, present participle;
Lift or move to a higher position or level
she raised both arms above her head
his flag was raised over the city
Lift or move to a vertical position; set upright
Melody managed to raise him to his feet
Construct or build (a structure)
a fence was being raised around the property
Cause to rise or form
the galloping horse raised a cloud of dust
Bring to the surface (something that has sunk)
Cause (bread) to rise, esp. by the action of yeast
Make a (nap) on cloth
Increase the amount, level, or strength of
the bank raised interest rates
the aim was to raise awareness of the plight of the homeless
Promote (someone) to a higher rank
the king raised him to the title of Count Torre Bella
(in transformational grammar) Move (an element) from a lower structure to a higher one
Multiply a quantity by itself to (a specified power)
3 raised to the 7th power is 2,187
(in poker or brag) Bet (a specified amount) more than (another player)
I'll raise you another hundred dollars
Make a higher bid in the same suit as that bid by (one's partner)
Increase (a bid) in this way
Cause to be heard, considered, or discussed
the alarm was raised when he failed to return home
doubts have been raised about the future of the reprocessing plant
Cause to occur, appear, or be felt
recent sightings have raised hopes that otters are making a return
Generate (an invoice or other document)
Collect, levy, or bring together (money or resources)
she was attempting to raise $20,000
Bring up (a child)
he was born and raised in San Francisco
Breed or grow (animals or plants)
they raised pigs and kept a pony
Bring (someone) back from death
God raised Jesus from the dead
Abandon or force an enemy to abandon (a siege, blockade, or embargo)
Drive (an animal) from its lair
the jack rabbit was only 250 yards from where he first raised it
Cause (a ghost or spirit) to appear
the piece raises the ghosts of a number of twentieth-century art ideas
Establish contact with (someone), esp. by telephone or radio
I raised him on the open line
(of someone at sea) Come in sight of (land or another ship)
they raised the low coast by evening
Stimulate production of (an antiserum, antibody, or other biologically active substance) against the appropriate target cell or substance
An increase in salary
he wants a raise and some perks
(in poker or brag) An increase in a stake
A higher bid in the suit that one's partner has bid
An act of lifting or raising a part of the body while holding a weight
raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
ascent: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it"
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 development. ...
Raise! is an album by Earth, Wind & Fire. It was produced by the band's leader Maurice White for Kalimba Productions and it was released in 1981 on ARC/Columbia Records. Raise has been certified platinum in the US by the RIAA. Raise! was the bestselling R&B album of 1982. ...
Raise is the first studio album by the British alternative rock band, Swervedriver. The album only contained six new songs; "Son of Mustang Ford", "Rave Down" and "Sandblasted" had all appeared on earlier EPs and singles released by the band between 1990 to 1991.
Raise is a fell in the English Lake District. It stands on the main spine of the Helvellyn range in the Eastern Fells, between Thirlmere and Ullswater.
In underground mining a raise refers to a vertical or inclined excavation that leads from one level, or drift, to another. A raise may also extend to surface. There are four excavation methods for raises:
#Conventional or open raise
#Long-hole or drop raise
In the game of poker, the play largely centers on the act of betting, and as such, a protocol has been developed to speed play, lessen confusion, and increase security while playing. ...
An increase in wages or salary; a rise (UK); A shoulder exercise in which the arms are elevated against resistance; A shot in which the delivered stone bumps another stone forward; A bet which increased the previous bet; To cause to rise; To collect; To bring up; to grow; To respond to an ...
(Embossed) - design raised from surface in three-dimensional relief.
(RAISED) 1) The act of having displayed a flag.
(Raised) A process that carves away the area surrounding lettering or numbers, leaving the text protruding out from the surface.
(Raised) Letters or artwork which is elevated above the background or surface of the sign.This can be done by sand-blasting the background or by placing separate cut-out or stand-off letters on the sign surface.
(raised) higher than the surrounding area
(Raising) forming metal over (or on) a stake (of some sort) using a hammer to compress and stretch the metal.
(Raising (predicate)) The term raising is used in two senses. In its most general sense, it denotes any movement operation which involves moving some constituent from a 'lower' to a 'higher' position in a structure. ...
(Raising (raised)) The art of compressing the metal to form the desired shape. Raised work is done from the outside, over stakes, rather than from the inside. ...
(Raising) (or raised): The process whereby a sound of speech (usually a vowel) is pronounced at a higher position in the mouth. This usually means the tongue is raised to a certain degree; however, it can also entail any part of the vocal apparatus. ...
(Raising) Erection of the frame on site.
(Raising) Shaping something with hammers. Either with large hammers for construction or small ones for decoration when the metal is hot and soft. This can also be called HAMMERING, EMBOSSING or CHASING
(Raising) Standing the timber frame bents onto a deck or foundation and connecting them together to form the final structure. In the past, raising a timber frame was accomplished by using a large group of people to push the bents into standing positions. ...