Definition - raise

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raise
  1. bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
  2. cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
  3. 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"
  4. raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
  5. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
  6. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  7. the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  8. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
  9. put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
  10. increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it"
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