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NGSL Rank: 485
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  • lift or move to a higher position or level.
    E.g. she raised both arms above her head
  • increase the amount, level, or strength of.
    E.g. the bank raised interest rates
  • cause to occur or to be considered.
    E.g. the alarm was raised when he failed to return home
  • collect, levy, or bring together (money or resources).
    E.g. it is hoped that the event will raise £50,000
  • bring up (a child).
    E.g. he was born and raised in San Francisco
  • bring (someone) back from death.
    E.g. God raised Jesus from the dead
  • abandon or force an enemy to abandon (a siege, blockade, or embargo).
    E.g. in late April Henry decided to raise the siege
  • (of someone at sea) come in sight of (land or another ship).
    E.g. they raised the low coast by evening
  • stimulate production of (an antiserum, antibody, or other biologically active substance) against the appropriate target cell or substance.
    E.g. monoclonal antibodies raised against human lymphocytes
  • an increase in salary.
    E.g. he wants a raise and some perks
  • (in poker or brag) an increase in a stake.
  • an act of lifting or raising a part of the body while holding a weight.
    E.g. bent-over raises

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