Definition - raise

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raise
  1. multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
  2. cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"
  3. establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
  4. collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
  5. activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
  6. 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"
  7. cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
  8. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  9. pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
  10. the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different

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