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raise
reɪz
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (名) noun
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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of raising something.
  2. Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker).
  3. The amount a salary is increased.
  4. An upward slope or grade (as in a road).
(动) As a verb
  1. Cause to become alive again.
  2. Raise the level or amount of something.
    • Increase.
    • Put an end to.
    • Raise in rank or condition.
    • Invigorate or heighten.
    • Bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project.
      • Multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3.
        • Establish radio communications with.
          • Activate or stir up.
            • Cause to be heard or known; express or utter.
              • Pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth.
                • Put forward for consideration or discussion.
                • Cause to assemble or enlist in the military.
                • Bet more than the previous player.
                  • Bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level.
                    • Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.
                    • Construct, build, or erect.
                    • Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.
                    • Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise.
                      • Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).
                      • Move upwards.
                      • Raise from a lower to a higher position.
                      • Cause to puff up with a leaven.
                      • Collect funds for a specific purpose.
                      • Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
                      • Bring up.
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