Definition - raise

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raise
  1. cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
  2. 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"
  3. raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
  4. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
  5. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  6. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
  7. put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
  8. create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
  9. raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifte