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Another word for raise

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Verb
  1. To move (something) to a higher position

    See also:

    rise

  2. To raise upright

  3. To make or form (a structure)

      1. A hind part.
      2. The point or area farthest from the front:
      3. The part of a military deployment usually farthest from the fighting front.
      1. Planned or prearranged secretly:
      1. Being in a vertical, upright position:
      2. Being in a stiff, rigid physiological condition.
      3. To construct by assembling:
      1. To form by assembling or combining parts; build.
      2. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
      3. To draw (a geometric figure) that meets specific requirements.
      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
    See also:

    make

  4. To increase in amount

      1. In or to a higher position:
      2. In a direction opposite to the center of the earth or a comparable gravitational center:
      3. In or to an upright position:
      1. To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
      2. To move suddenly and in one motion:
      3. To move involuntarily, as in surprise:
      1. A man; a fellow.
      2. One who does odd or heavy jobs; a laborer.
      3. One who works in a specified manual trade. Often used in combination:
      1. To go on an extended walk for pleasure or exercise.
      2. To rise, especially to rise upward out of place:
      3. To increase or raise in amount, especially abruptly:
      1. To raise or lift by pushing up from below.
      2. To increase; raise:
      3. To assist in further development or progress:
    See also:

    increase

  5. To increase markedly in level or intensity, especially of sound

    See also:

    increase

  6. To raise in rank

      1. To raise to a higher grade or standard:
      2. To replace (a software program) with a more recently released, enhanced version.
      3. To replace (a hardware device) with one that provides better performance.
      1. To raise to a more important or responsible job or rank.
      2. To advance (a student) to the next higher grade.
      3. To contribute to the progress or growth of; further.
      1. To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
      2. To move suddenly and in one motion:
      3. To move involuntarily, as in surprise:
      1. To move (something) to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift.
      2. To increase the amount or intensity of:
      3. To promote to a higher rank.
      1. To cause to move forward:
      2. To put forward; propose or suggest:
      3. To aid the growth or progress of:
    See also:

    rise

  7. To bring into existence and foster the development of

      1. To cause (an organism) to multiply or breed.
      2. To breed (offspring).
      3. To transmit (characteristics) from one generation to another.
      1. To increase in size by a natural process.
      2. To expand; gain:
      3. To increase in amount or degree; intensify:
      1. To improve and prepare (land), as by plowing or fertilizing, for raising crops; till.
      2. To loosen or dig soil around (growing plants).
      3. To grow or tend (a plant or crop).
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
  8. To take care of and educate (a child)

    See also:

    care for

  9. To seek an answer to (a question)

    See also:

    ask

  10. To put forward (a topic) for discussion

    See also:

    start

  11. To induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion)

      1. To rouse from sleep; awake:
      2. To rouse from a quiescent or inactive state; stir.
      3. To cause to be aware; alert or enlighten:
      1. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
      2. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
      3. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
      1. To wake (someone) up.
      2. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited; stir up.
      3. To give rise to; bring about:
      1. To build or fuel (a fire).
      2. To set fire to; ignite.
      3. To cause to glow; light up:
      1. To wake up:
      2. To become aware of something:
      3. To cause to wake up:
      1. To rouse from sleep; waken:
      2. To make aware of:
      3. To stir up (memories, for example).
      1. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited:
      2. To stimulate sexual desire in.
      3. To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
    See also:

    excite

Noun
  1. The act of increasing or rising

    See also:

    increase

  2. The amount by which something is increased

      1. To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.
      2. To get out of bed:
      3. To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend:
      1. To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
      2. To move suddenly and in one motion:
      3. To move involuntarily, as in surprise:
      1. The process of increasing in number, size, quantity, or extent.
      2. Something added or gained:
      3. A slight, often barely perceptible augmentation.
      1. To become greater or larger.
      2. To multiply; reproduce.
      3. To make greater or larger.
      1. To go on an extended walk for pleasure or exercise.
      2. To rise, especially to rise upward out of place:
      3. To increase or raise in amount, especially abruptly:
      1. To raise or lift by pushing up from below.
      2. To increase; raise:
      3. To assist in further development or progress:
      1. To cause to move forward:
      2. To put forward; propose or suggest:
      3. To aid the growth or progress of:
    See also:

    increase

Another word for raise

Noun
Verb
  1. To cause to rise

  2. To nurture

      1. To bring up; nurture:
      2. To promote the growth and development of; cultivate:
      3. To nurse; cherish:
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. To increase in size by a natural process.
      2. To expand; gain:
      3. To increase in amount or degree; intensify:
      1. To improve and prepare (land), as by plowing or fertilizing, for raising crops; till.
      2. To loosen or dig soil around (growing plants).
      3. To grow or tend (a plant or crop).
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
      1. To accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling.
      2. To detach from that to which one is strongly habituated or devoted:
      3. To accustom to something from an early age. Often used with on:
      1. To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
      2. To foster the development of; promote:
      3. To keep alive; maintain:
      1. To cause or allow to take milk at the breast or udder; nurse.
      2. To take milk at the breast or udder of.
      3. To take in as sustenance; have as nourishment.
      1. A person trained to provide medical care for the sick or disabled, especially one who is licensed and works in a hospital or physician's office.
      2. A person employed to take care of a young child.
      3. A woman employed to suckle children other than her own; a wet nurse.
      1. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
      2. A female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child except when someone else has legal rights to the child.
      3. A person who adopts a child.
      1. To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.
      2. To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.
      1. A hind part.
      2. The point or area farthest from the front:
      3. The part of a military deployment usually farthest from the fighting front.
      1. Used other than as an idiom: To bring from a lower position to a higher position..
      2. To mention.
      3. To raise (children).
  3. To collect or make available

  4. To erect

      1. Planned or prearranged secretly:
      1. To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
      2. To bring about; generate or effect:
      3. To place or settle in a secure position or condition:
      1. To form by assembling or combining parts; build.
      2. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
      3. To draw (a geometric figure) that meets specific requirements.
      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create: