Definition - raise

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  1. cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
  2. the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  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. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  6. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
  7. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  8. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
  9. put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
  10. create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
  11. rais

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