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. the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  4. pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
  5. increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it"
  6. put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
  7. the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  8. cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
  9. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  10. bet more than the previous player
  11. bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
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