Raise - Crossword Clue

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  1. put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
  2. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
  3. evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
  4. cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in shock"
  5. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  6. make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
  7. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  8. promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"
  9. cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
  1. a decorative pin worn by women
  2. Pierce (a cask)
  3. bring up a topic for discussion
  1. raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
  2. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  3. 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"
  1. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  2. make (one's senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision"
  3. make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity; "heightened interest"
  4. become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
  5. increase the height of; "The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars"
  6. make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
  1. an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
  2. walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
  3. increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
  4. a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
  5. the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  1. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
  2. raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"
  3. move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"
  4. lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
  1. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  2. the back of a military formation or procession; "infantrymen were in the rear"
  3. rise up; "The building rose before them"
  4. the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer; "he stood at the back of the stage"; "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
  5. the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
  6. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
  7. located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"
  8. stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds; "The horse reared in terror"
  9. the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
  10. cause to rise up
  11. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/08/2019 9:00am

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