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raise


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  raise 
 
  9  of  27  senses  of  raise 
 
  Sense  1 
  raise 
  =>  bump  up 
 
  Sense  2 
  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up 
  =>  get  up 
  =>  jack,  jack  up 
  =>  shoulder 
  =>  kick  up 
  =>  hoist,  lift,  wind 
  =>  trice,  trice  up 
  =>  hoist,  run  up 
  =>  hoist 
  =>  pump 
  =>  skid 
  =>  pinnacle 
  =>  chin,  chin  up 
  =>  raise,  leaven,  prove 
  =>  heighten 
  =>  hike,  hike  up  boost 
  =>  pick  up  lift  up  gather  up 
  =>  rear,  erect 
 
  Sense  3 
  raise 
  =>  call  up  bring  forward 
 
  Sense  4 
  raise 
  =>  fund-raise,  fund  raise,  fundraise 
 
  Sense  5 
  grow,  raise,  farm,  produce 
  =>  carry 
  =>  overproduce 
  =>  keep 
 
  Sense  6 
  rear,  raise,  bring  up  nurture,  parent 
  =>  fledge 
  =>  cradle 
  =>  foster 
 
  Sense  10 
  arouse,  elicit,  enkindle,  kindle,  evoke,  fire,  raise,  provoke 
  =>  invite,  ask  for 
  =>  draw 
  =>  rekindle 
  =>  infatuate 
  =>  prick 
  =>  inflame,  stir  up  wake,  ignite,  heat,  fire  up 
  =>  stimulate,  shake,  shake  up  excite,  stir 
  =>  excite 
  =>  anger 
  =>  upset,  discompose,  untune,  disconcert,  discomfit 
  =>  shame 
  =>  hurt,  wound,  injure,  bruise,  offend,  spite 
  =>  overwhelm,  overpower,  sweep  over  whelm,  overcome,  overtake 
  =>  interest 
 
  Sense  12 
  lift,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  exalt 
 
  Sense  14 
  promote,  upgrade,  advance,  kick  upstairs,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  tenure 
  =>  bring  up 
  =>  spot  promote 
  =>  ennoble,  gentle,  entitle 
  =>  prefer,  favor,  favour 
  =>  brevet 
  =>  queen 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  raise 
 
  9  of  27  senses  of  raise 
 
  Sense  1 
  raise 
  =>  bump  up 
 
  Sense  2 
  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up 
  =>  get  up 
  =>  jack,  jack  up 
  =>  shoulder 
  =>  kick  up 
  =>  hoist,  lift,  wind 
  =>  trice,  trice  up 
  =>  trice,  trice  up 
  =>  hoist,  run  up 
  =>  hoist 
  =>  pump 
  =>  skid 
  =>  pinnacle 
  =>  chin,  chin  up 
  =>  raise,  leaven,  prove 
  =>  heighten 
  =>  hike,  hike  up  boost 
  =>  pick  up  lift  up  gather  up 
  =>  rear,  erect 
  =>  pitch,  set  up 
  =>  camp,  camp  down 
  =>  prick  up  prick,  cock  up 
 
  Sense  3 
  raise 
  =>  call  up  bring  forward 
 
  Sense  4 
  raise 
  =>  fund-raise,  fund  raise,  fundraise 
 
  Sense  5 
  grow,  raise,  farm,  produce 
  =>  carry 
  =>  overproduce 
  =>  keep 
  =>  herd 
  =>  wrangle 
 
  Sense  6 
  rear,  raise,  bring  up  nurture,  parent 
  =>  fledge 
  =>  cradle 
  =>  foster 
 
  Sense  10 
  arouse,  elicit,  enkindle,  kindle,  evoke,  fire,  raise,  provoke 
  =>  invite,  ask  for 
  =>  draw 
  =>  rekindle 
  =>  infatuate 
  =>  prick 
  =>  inflame,  stir  up  wake,  ignite,  heat,  fire  up 
  =>  stimulate,  shake,  shake  up  excite,  stir 
  =>  fuel 
  =>  arouse,  sex,  excite,  turn  on  wind  up 
  =>  tempt 
  =>  frighten,  fright,  scare,  affright 
  =>  bluff 
  =>  awe 
  =>  overawe,  cow 
  =>  buffalo 
  =>  terrify,  terrorize,  terrorise 
  =>  panic 
  =>  intimidate 
  =>  hold  over 
  =>  strong-arm,  bully,  browbeat,  bullyrag,  ballyrag,  boss  around  hector,  push  around 
  =>  tyrannize,  domineer 
  =>  horrify 
  =>  shock 
  =>  dismay,  alarm,  appal,  appall,  horrify 
  =>  spook 
  =>  thrill,  tickle 
  =>  tempt,  invite 
  =>  elate,  lift  up  uplift,  pick  up  intoxicate 
  =>  puff 
  =>  exhilarate,  thrill,  exalt 
  =>  inspire,  animate,  invigorate,  enliven,  exalt 
  =>  encourage 
  =>  cheer,  inspire,  urge,  barrack,  urge  on  exhort,  pep  up 
  =>  cheerlead 
  =>  foster,  nurture 
  =>  patronize,  patronise,  patronage,  support,  keep  going 
  =>  serve,  serve  well 
  =>  hollo 
  =>  cheer,  hearten,  recreate,  embolden 
  =>  take  heart,  buck  up 
  =>  draw  out 
  =>  bring  out 
  =>  spur,  goad 
  =>  titillate 
  =>  excite 
  =>  enthuse 
  =>  bring  down 
  =>  anger 
  =>  miff 
  =>  gall,  irk 
  =>  outrage,  infuriate,  exasperate,  incense 
  =>  madden 
  =>  pique,  offend 
  =>  enrage 
  =>  exacerbate,  exasperate,  aggravate 
  =>  upset,  discompose,  untune,  disconcert,  discomfit 
  =>  faze,  unnerve,  enervate,  unsettle 
  =>  unman 
  =>  bewilder,  bemuse,  discombobulate,  throw 
  =>  embarrass,  abash 
  =>  confuse,  flurry,  consternate,  disconcert,  put  off 
  =>  fluster 
  =>  ruffle 
  =>  bother 
  =>  distract,  deflect 
  =>  pain,  anguish,  hurt 
  =>  agonize,  agonise 
  =>  try 
  =>  torment,  torture,  excruciate,  rack 
  =>  afflict 
  =>  grieve,  aggrieve 
  =>  try  strain,  stress 
  =>  rack 
  =>  shame 
  =>  discountenance 
  =>  hurt,  wound,  injure,  bruise,  offend,  spite 
  =>  insult,  affront 
  =>  sting 
  =>  humiliate,  mortify,  chagrin,  humble,  abase 
  =>  crush,  demolish 
  =>  degrade,  disgrace,  demean,  put  down 
  =>  reduce 
  =>  dehumanize 
  =>  overwhelm,  overpower,  sweep  over  whelm,  overcome,  overtake 
  =>  devastate 
  =>  seize,  clutch,  get  hold  of 
  =>  kill 
  =>  benight 
  =>  knock  out 
  =>  stagger 
  =>  lock 
  =>  interest 
  =>  absorb,  engross,  engage,  occupy 
  =>  involve 
  =>  consume 
  =>  rivet 
  =>  fascinate,  transfix,  grip,  spellbind 
 
  Sense  12 
  lift,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  exalt 
 
  Sense  14 
  promote,  upgrade,  advance,  kick  upstairs,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  tenure 
  =>  bring  up 
  =>  spot  promote 
  =>  ennoble,  gentle,  entitle 
  =>  baronetize,  baronetise 
  =>  lord 
  =>  knight 
  =>  prefer,  favor,  favour 
  =>  advantage 
  =>  brevet 
  =>  queen 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  raise 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  raise 
 
  27  senses  of  raise 
 
  Sense  1 
  raise 
  =>  increase 
 
  Sense  2 
  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up 
  =>  move  displace 
 
  Sense  3 
  raise 
  =>  express,  utter,  give  tongue  to 
 
  Sense  4 
  raise 
  =>  collect,  take  in 
 
  Sense  5 
  grow,  raise,  farm,  produce 
  =>  cultivate 
 
  Sense  6 
  rear,  raise,  bring  up  nurture,  parent 
 
  Sense  7 
  raise,  conjure,  conjure  up  invoke,  stir,  call  down  arouse,  bring  up  put  forward,  call  forth 
  =>  make  create 
 
  Sense  8 
  lift,  raise 
  =>  move  displace 
 
  Sense  9 
  raise,  erect,  rear,  set  up  put  up 
  =>  construct,  build,  make 
 
  Sense  10 
  arouse,  elicit,  enkindle,  kindle,  evoke,  fire,  raise,  provoke 
  =>  make  create 
 
  Sense  11 
  raise 
  =>  make  create 
 
  Sense  12 
  lift,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Sense  13 
  enhance,  heighten,  raise 
  =>  intensify,  compound,  heighten,  deepen 
 
  Sense  14 
  promote,  upgrade,  advance,  kick  upstairs,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  delegate,  designate,  depute,  assign 
 
  Sense  15 
  raise,  leaven,  prove 
  =>  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up 
 
  Sense  16 
  raise 
  =>  bid,  call 
 
  Sense  17 
  raise 
  =>  bet,  wager,  play 
 
  Sense  18 
  recruit,  levy,  raise 
  =>  enlist,  draft,  muster  in 
 
  Sense  19 
  raise,  bring  up 
  =>  mention,  advert,  bring  up  cite,  name  refer 
 
  Sense  20 
  raise 
  =>  pronounce,  articulate,  enounce,  sound  out  enunciate,  say 
 
  Sense  21 
  raise 
  =>  incite,  instigate,  set  off  stir  up 
 
  Sense  22 
  raise 
  =>  reach,  get  through  get  hold  of  contact 
 
  Sense  23 
  raise 
  =>  multiply 
 
  Sense  24 
  raise 
  =>  bring  out  set  off 
 
  Sense  25 
  raise,  lift 
  =>  better,  improve,  amend,  ameliorate,  meliorate 
 
  Sense  26 
  lift,  raise 
  =>  end  terminate 
 
  Sense  27 
  resurrect,  raise,  upraise 
  =>  resuscitate,  revive 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  raise 
 
  raise  used  as  a  verb  is  very  familiar  (polysemy  count  =  27) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  raise 
 
  Sense  1 
  raise 
  =>  increase 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up 
  =>  move  displace 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  raise 
  =>  express,  utter,  give  tongue  to 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  4 
  raise 
  =>  collect,  take  in 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  5 
  grow,  raise,  farm,  produce 
  =>  cultivate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  6 
  rear,  raise,  bring  up  nurture,  parent 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  7 
  raise,  conjure,  conjure  up  invoke,  stir,  call  down  arouse,  bring  up  put  forward,  call  forth 
  =>  make  create 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  8 
  lift,  raise 
  =>  move  displace 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  9 
  raise,  erect,  rear,  set  up  put  up 
  =>  construct,  build,  make 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  10 
  arouse,  elicit,  enkindle,  kindle,  evoke,  fire,  raise,  provoke 
  =>  make  create 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  11 
  raise 
  =>  make  create 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  12 
  lift,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  13 
  enhance,  heighten,  raise 
  =>  intensify,  compound,  heighten,  deepen 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  14 
  promote,  upgrade,  advance,  kick  upstairs,  raise,  elevate 
  =>  delegate,  designate,  depute,  assign 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  15 
  raise,  leaven,  prove 
  =>  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  16 
  raise 
  =>  bid,  call 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  17 
  raise 
  =>  bet,  wager,  play 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  18 
  recruit,  levy,  raise 
  =>  enlist,  draft,  muster  in 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  19 
  raise,  bring  up 
  =>  mention,  advert,  bring  up  cite,  name  refer 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  20 
  raise 
  =>  pronounce,  articulate,  enounce,  sound  out  enunciate,  say 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  21 
  raise 
  =>  incite,  instigate,  set  off  stir  up 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  22 
  raise 
  =>  reach,  get  through  get  hold  of  contact 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  23 
  raise 
  =>  multiply 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  24 
  raise 
  =>  bring  out  set  off 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  25 
  raise,  lift 
  =>  better,  improve,  amend,  ameliorate,  meliorate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  26 
  lift,  raise 
  =>  end  terminate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  27 
  resurrect,  raise,  upraise 
  =>  resuscitate,  revive 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  raise 
  creme  de  fraise 
  dispraise 
  fraise 
  praise 
  raise 
  raised  doughnut 
  raiser 
  self-praise 
 
  Overview  of  noun  raise 
 
  The  noun  raise  has  4  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  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") 
  2.  ascent,  acclivity,  rise,  raise,  climb,  upgrade  --  (an  upward  slope  or  grade  (as  in  a  road);  "the  car  couldn't  make  the  grade") 
  3.  raise  --  (increasing  the  size  of  a  bet  (as  in  poker);  "I'll  see  your  raise  and  double  it") 
  4.  lift,  raise,  heave,  elevation  --  (the  act  of  raising  something  "he  responded  with  a  lift  of  his  eyebrow";  "fireman  learn  several  different  raises  for  getting  ladders  up") 
 
  Overview  of  verb  raise 
 
  The  verb  raise  has  27  senses  (first  13  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (40)  raise  --  (raise  the  level  or  amount  of  something  "raise  my  salary";  "raise  the  price  of  bread") 
  2.  (26)  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up  --  (raise  from  a  lower  to  a  higher  position;  "Raise  your  hands";  "Lift  a  load") 
  3.  (21)  raise  --  (cause  to  be  heard  or  known  express  or  utter;  "raise  a  shout";  "raise  a  protest";  "raise  a  sad  cry") 
  4.  (14)  raise  --  (collect  funds  for  a  specific  purpose;  "The  President  raised  several  million  dollars  for  his  college") 
  5.  (10)  grow,  raise,  farm,  produce  --  (cultivate  by  growing;  often  involves  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") 
  6.  (7)  rear,  raise,  bring  up  nurture,  parent  --  (bring  up  "raise  a  family";  "bring  up  children") 
  7.  (7)  raise,  conjure,  conjure  up  invoke,  stir,  call  down  arouse,  bring  up  put  forward,  call  forth  --  (evoke  or  call  forth,  with  or  as  if  by  magic:  "raise  the  specter  of  unemployment";  "he  conjured  wild  birds  in  the  air";  "stir  a  disturbance";  "call  down  the  spirits  from  the  mountain") 
  8.  (4)  lift,  raise  --  (move  upwards;  "lift  one's  eyes") 
  9.  (2)  raise,  erect,  rear,  set  up  put  up  --  (construct,  build,  or  erect;  "Raise  a  barn") 
  10.  (1)  arouse,  elicit,  enkindle,  kindle,  evoke,  fire,  raise,  provoke  --  (call  forth;  of  emotions,  feelings,  and  responses;  "arouse  pity";  "raise  a  smile";  "evoke  sympathy") 
  11.  (1)  raise  --  (create  a  disturbance,  esp.  by  making  a  great  noise;  "raise  hell";  "raise  the  roof";  "raise  Cain") 
  12.  (1)  lift,  raise,  elevate  --  (raise  in  rank  or  condition:  "The  new  law  lifted  many  people  from  poverty") 
  13.  (1)  enhance,  heighten,  raise  --  (increase;  "This  will  enhance  your  enjoyment";  "heighten  the  tension") 
  14.  promote,  upgrade,  advance,  kick  upstairs,  raise,  elevate  --  (give  a  promotion  to  "raise  in  rank";  assign  to  a  higher  position) 
  15.  raise,  leaven,  prove  --  (cause  to  puff  up  with  a  leaven;  of  dough;  "unleavened  bread") 
  16.  raise  --  (in  bridge:  bid  (one's  partner's  suit)  at  a  higher  level) 
  17.  raise  --  (bet  more  than  the  previous  player,  in  poker) 
  18.  recruit,  levy,  raise  --  (cause  to  assemble  or  enlist;  "raise  an  army") 
  19.  raise,  bring  up  --  (put  forward  for  consideration  or  discussion;  "raise  the  question  of  promotions";  "bring  up  an  unpleasant  topic") 
  20.  raise  --  (pronounce  (vowels)  by  bringing  the  tongue  closer  to  the  roof  of  the  mouth;  "raise  your  `o'") 
  21.  raise  --  (activate  or  stir  up  "raise  a  mutiny") 
  22.  raise  --  (establish  radio  communications  with:  "They  managed  to  raise  Hanoi  last  night") 
  23.  raise  --  (multiply  (a  number)  by  itself  a  specified  number  of  times:  8  is  2  raised  to  the  power  3) 
  24.  raise  --  (bring  (a  surface,  a  design,  etc.)  into  relief  and  cause  to  project;  "raised  edges") 
  25.  raise,  lift  --  (invigorate  or  heighten;  "lift  my  spirits",  "lift  his  ego") 
  26.  lift,  raise  --  (put  an  end  to  as  of  a  siege  or  a  blockade;  "lift  a  ban";  "raise  a  siege") 
  27.  resurrect,  raise,  upraise  --  (cause  to  become  alive  again  "raise  from  the  dead";  "Slavery  is  already  dead,  and  cannot  be  resurrected.";  "Upraising  ghosts") 
 
  Grep  of  adj  raise 
  raiseable 
  raised 
 
  Overview  of  noun  raise 
 
  The  noun  raise  has  4  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  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") 
  2.  ascent,  acclivity,  rise,  raise,  climb,  upgrade  --  (an  upward  slope  or  grade  (as  in  a  road);  "the  car  couldn't  make  the  grade") 
  3.  raise  --  (increasing  the  size  of  a  bet  (as  in  poker);  "I'll  see  your  raise  and  double  it") 
  4.  lift,  raise,  heave,  elevation  --  (the  act  of  raising  something  "he  responded  with  a  lift  of  his  eyebrow";  "fireman  learn  several  different  raises  for  getting  ladders  up") 
 
  Overview  of  verb  raise 
 
  The  verb  raise  has  27  senses  (first  13  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (40)  raise  --  (raise  the  level  or  amount  of  something  "raise  my  salary";  "raise  the  price  of  bread") 
  2.  (26)  raise,  lift,  elevate,  get  up  bring  up  --  (raise  from  a  lower  to  a  higher  position;  "Raise  your  hands";  "Lift  a  load") 
  3.  (21)  raise  --  (cause  to  be  heard  or  known  express  or  utter;  "raise  a  shout";  "raise  a  protest";  "raise  a  sad  cry") 
  4.  (14)  raise  --  (collect  funds  for  a  specific  purpose;  "The  President  raised  several  million  dollars  for  his  college") 
  5.  (10)  grow,  raise,  farm,  produce  --  (cultivate  by  growing;  often  involves  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") 
  6.  (7)  rear,  raise,  bring  up  nurture,  parent  --  (bring  up  "raise  a  family";  "bring  up  children") 
  7.  (7)  raise,  conjure,  conjure  up  invoke,  stir,  call  down  arouse,  bring  up  put  forward,  call  forth  --  (evoke  or  call  forth,  with  or  as  if  by  magic:  "raise  the  specter  of  unemployment";  "he  conjured  wild  birds  in  the  air";  "stir  a  disturbance";  "call  down  the  spirits  from  the  mountain") 
  8.  (4)  lift,  raise  --  (move  upwards;  "lift  one's  eyes") 
  9.  (2)  raise,  erect,  rear,  set  up  put  up  --  (construct,  build,  or  erect;  "Raise  a  barn") 
  10.  (1)  arouse,  elicit,  enkindle,  kindle,  evoke,  fire,  raise,  provoke  --  (call  forth;  of  emotions,  feelings,  and  responses;  "arouse  pity";  "raise  a  smile";  "evoke  sympathy") 
  11.  (1)  raise  --  (create  a  disturbance,  esp.  by  making  a  great  noise;  "raise  hell";  "raise  the  roof";  "raise  Cain") 
  12.  (1)  lift,  raise,  elevate  --  (raise  in  rank  or  condition:  "The  new  law  lifted  many  people  from  poverty") 
  13.  (1)  enhance,  heighten,  raise  --  (increase;  "This  will  enhance  your  enjoyment";  "heighten  the  tension") 
  14.  promote,  upgrade,  advance,  kick  upstairs,  raise,  elevate  --  (give  a  promotion  to  "raise  in  rank";  assign  to  a  higher  position) 
  15.  raise,  leaven,  prove  --  (cause  to  puff  up  with  a  leaven;  of  dough;  "unleavened  bread") 
  16.  raise  --  (in  bridge:  bid  (one's  partner's  suit)  at  a  higher  level) 
  17.  raise  --  (bet  more  than  the  previous  player,  in  poker) 
  18.  recruit,  levy,  raise  --  (cause  to  assemble  or  enlist;  "raise  an  army") 
  19.  raise,  bring  up  --  (put  forward  for  consideration  or  discussion;  "raise  the  question  of  promotions";  "bring  up  an  unpleasant  topic") 
  20.  raise  --  (pronounce  (vowels)  by  bringing  the  tongue  closer  to  the  roof  of  the  mouth;  "raise  your  `o'") 
  21.  raise  --  (activate  or  stir  up  "raise  a  mutiny") 
  22.  raise  --  (establish  radio  communications  with:  "They  managed  to  raise  Hanoi  last  night") 
  23.  raise  --  (multiply  (a  number)  by  itself  a  specified  number  of  times:  8  is  2  raised  to  the  power  3) 
  24.  raise  --  (bring  (a  surface,  a  design,  etc.)  into  relief  and  cause  to  project;  "raised  edges") 
  25.  raise,  lift  --  (invigorate  or  heighten;  "lift  my  spirits",  "lift  his  ego") 
  26.  lift,  raise  --  (put  an  end  to  as  of  a  siege  or  a  blockade;  "lift  a  ban";  "raise  a  siege") 
  27.  resurrect,  raise,  upraise  --  (cause  to  become  alive  again  "raise  from  the  dead";  "Slavery  is  already  dead,  and  cannot  be  resurrected.";  "Upraising  ghosts") 



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