Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun raise

4 senses of raise

Sense 1
raise, rise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increase -- (the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike")
       => increase, increment -- (the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare")

Sense 2
ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade -- (an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise")
       => slope, incline, side -- (an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain")

Sense 3
raise -- (increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it")
       => gamble -- (a risky act or venture)

Sense 4
lift, raise, heave -- (the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up")
       => propulsion, actuation -- (the act of propelling)

Antonyms of verb raise

2 of 27 senses of raise

Sense 2
raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")
       Antonym of lower (Sense 1)
      => lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down -- (move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf")

Sense 9
raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")
       Antonym of level (Sense 2)
      => level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down -- (tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb raise

27 senses of raise

Sense 1
raise -- (raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread")
       => increase -- (make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted")

Sense 2
raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 3
raise -- (cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry")
       => express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to -- (articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse")

Sense 4
raise -- (collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college")
       => collect, take in -- (call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent")

Sense 5
grow, raise, farm, produce -- (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")
       => cultivate -- (foster the growth of)

Sense 6
rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent -- (bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children")

Sense 7
raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth -- (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")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 8
lift, raise -- (move upwards; "lift one's eyes")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 9
raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")
       => construct, build, make -- (make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer")

Sense 10
arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 11
raise -- (create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 12
lift, raise, elevate -- (raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 13
enhance, heighten, raise -- (increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension")
       => intensify, compound, heighten, deepen -- (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")

Sense 14
promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate -- (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")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 15
raise, leaven, prove -- (cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

Sense 16
raise -- (bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level)
       => bid, call -- (make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump")

Sense 17
raise -- (bet more than the previous player)
       => bet, wager, play -- (stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse")

Sense 18
recruit, levy, raise -- (cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers")
       => enlist, draft, muster in -- (engage somebody to enter the army)

Sense 19
raise, bring up -- (put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic")
       => mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer -- (make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention")

Sense 20
raise -- (pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'")
       => pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say -- (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?")

Sense 21
raise -- (activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny")
       => incite, instigate, set off, stir up -- (provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people")

Sense 22
raise -- (establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night")
       => reach, get through, get hold of, contact -- (be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia")

Sense 23
raise -- (multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3)
       => multiply -- (combine by multiplication; "multiply 10 by 15")

Sense 24
raise -- (bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges")
       => bring out, set off -- (direct attention to, as if by means of contrast; "This dress accentuates your nice figure!"; "I set off these words by brackets")

Sense 25
raise, lift -- (invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Sense 26
lift, raise -- (put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege")
       => end, terminate -- (bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I")

Sense 27
resurrect, raise, upraise -- (cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts")
       => resuscitate, revive -- (cause to regain consciousness; "The doctors revived the comatose man")

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