Definition - raise

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raise
  1. bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"
  2. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  3. the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  4. multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
  5. cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"
  6. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  7. establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
  8. collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
  9. activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
  10. give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
  11. cause to be heard or known

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