fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"
establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
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"
cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise a