Definition - raise

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  1. raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
  2. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
  3. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  4. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
  5. put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
  6. create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
  7. raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
  8. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
  9. invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
  10. move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
  11. bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"
  12. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  13. multiply (a number) by itself a

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