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Definition of RAISE

  1. (often followed by up in most senses). Set upright, make stand up, restore to or towards vertical position, rouse, (raised him from his knees; r. the standard of revolt; raised pastry, pie, &c., standing without support of dish at sides; r. one from the dead, restore him to life; r. the country, city, &c., rouse inhabitants in some emergency, often against or upon enemy &c.; the danger raised his spirits; r. the wind fig., procure money for some purpose; r. a dust, lit., & fig. cause turmoil, also obscure the truth); build up, construct, create, produce, breed, utter, make audible, start, give occasion for, elicit, set up, advance, (r. palace, large family, blister, one\'s own vegetables, storm, shout, hymn, controversy, prejudice, claim, demand, objection, question; a deliverer was raised up, caused by Providence to appear; r. a laugh, cause others to laugh; no one raised his voice, spoke); elevate, put or take into higher position, extract from earth, direct upwards, promote to higher rank, make higher or nobler, cause to ascend, make(voice) louder or shriller, (Naut.) come in sight of(land, ship), increase amount of, heighten level of, (r. one\'s hat, bow; r. one\'s glass to, drink health of; thousands of tons of coal were raised; r. one\'s eyes, look upwards; raised him to the see of York; trying to r. a degraded class; undertook to r. the spirit of King Solomon, cf. lay; r. Cain, hell, the devil, the mischief, &c., make disturbance; their voices were raised as in anger; r. income-tax from 6d. to 9d.; r. cloth, make nap on it; r. bread, cause it to rise with yeast; r. one\'s reputation, add to it; the price of the 4lb. loaf is raised a penny; r. colour in dyeing, brighten it); levy, collect, bring together, procure, manage to get, (r. tax, loan, subscription, money, army, fleet); relinquish, cause enemy to relinquish, (siege, blockade). [old Norse]

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Common Misspellings for RAISE

Below is the list of 425 misspellings for the word "raise".

Similar spelling words for RAISE

Usage Examples for RAISE

  1. I could raise him to be a preacher, I am sure; and look at his curls! - "Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman" by Emma Speed Sampson
  2. You see, child"- she sank into the sofa- corner and drew Lilly down beside her-" we poor women have all longed to raise ourselves again, so long as we were pretty faithful to one person.... - "The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
  3. He could not raise his head- he could not turn his eyes. - "Trumps" by George William Curtis
  4. She would raise me from the dead, if she sang over me. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
  5. The price you asked was high enough, and now, when we have half fixed things, you want to raise your terms. - "The Coast of Adventure" by Harold Bindloss

What does raise stand for?

Abbreviation RAISE means:

  1. Repowering America To Improve Supply Efficiency
  2. Reusable Agent Intelligence Software Environment

Conjugate verb Raise

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have raised
you would have raised
he/she/it would have raised
we would have raised
they would have raised
I would have raise
you would have raise
he/she/it would have raise
we would have raise
they would have raise

CONDITIONAL PERFECT PROGRESSIVE

I would have been raising
you would have been raising
he/she/it would have been raising
we would have been raising
they would have been raising

CONDITIONAL PRESENT

I would raise
you would raise
he/she/it would raise
we would raise
they would raise

CONDITIONAL PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

I would be raising
you would be raising
he/she/it would be raising
we would be raising
they would be raising

FUTURE

I will raise
you will raise
he/she/it will raise
we will raise
they will raise

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

I will be raising
you will be raising
he/she/it will be raising
we will be raising
they will be raising

FUTURE PERFECT

I will have raised
you will have raised
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we will have raised
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FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been raising
you will have been raising
he/she/it will have been raising
we will have been raising
they will have been raising

IMPERATIVE

you raise
we let´s raise

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to raise

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was raising
you were raising
he/she/it was raising
we were raising
they were raising

PAST PARTICIPLE

raised

PAST PERFECT

I had raised
you had raised
he/she/it had raised
we had raised
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PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been raising
you had been raising
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PRESENT

I raise
you raise
he/she/it raises
we raise
they raise

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am raising
you are raising
he/she/it is raising
we are raising
they are raising

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

raising

PRESENT PERFECT

I have raised
you have raised
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we have raised
they have raised

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been raising
you have been raising
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PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE

he/she/it raise

SIMPLE PAST

I raised
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