Definition of raise
What is the definition of "raise"?
1. To move to a higher position; elevate: raised the loads with a crane. See Synonyms at lift.
2. To set in an upright or erect position: raise a flagpole.
3. To erect or build: raise a new building.
4. To cause to arise, appear, or exist: The slap raised a welt.
5. To increase in size, quantity, or worth: raise an employee's salary.
Use "raise" in a sentence
"For, first, she desires if she can -- and she has often been able -- actually to raise these, first to sanctity and then to her own altars; it is for her and her only to _raise the poor from the dunghill and to set them with the princes_."
"A few hands later, I got KT suited on the button and I called a raise from the shorty I had targeted who had opened from middle position, and the small blind also called directly behind me."
"Randy Leonard's acceptance of the raise is a deliberate middle finger to his critics."
Words like "raise" (synonyms)
How to Say "raise" in:
- Spanish: raise
- German: raise
- French: raise
- Mandarin: raise
- Japanese: raise
Words Like raise
NEARBY & RELATED ENTRIES
- to raise the devil