Definition of RAISE

noun : RAISE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up" ;

verb : RAISE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread" ;

  • 3. (

    ) cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry" ;

  • 4. (

    ) collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college" ;

  • 5. (

    ) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here" ;

  • 11. (

    ) create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain" ;

  • 16. (

    ) bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level ;

  • 17. (

    ) bet more than the previous player ;