Definition - raise

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raise
  1. cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
  2. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  3. pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
  4. put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
  5. cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
  6. bet more than the previous player
  7. bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
  8. cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
  9. 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"
  10. raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"

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