raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"
cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"
multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
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"
activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"