- to increase (another player's bet).
- to bet at a higher level than (a preceding bettor).
- to cause (something) to rise above the visible horizon by approaching it.
- to come in sight of (land, a whale, etc.).
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Rise is almost exclusively intransitive in its standard uses. Its forms are irregular: My husband usually rises before seven. The earliest I have ever risen is eight. The sun rose in a cloudless sky. The dough is rising now.
Both raise and rear are used in the United States to refer to the upbringing of children. Although raise was formerly condemned in this sense (“You raise hogs but you rear children”), it is now standard.
In American English, a person receives a raise in salary. In British English it is a rise.
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How to use raise in a sentence
As a result, MSCHF upped the ante and banked a $200 million valuation for Push Party in this raise.MSCHF’s Push Party raises an unconventional seed round at a $200 million valuation|Lucas Matney|November 9, 2020|TechCrunch
With this raise, Teampay has now raised $21 million in known equity financing to date.Teampay adds $5M to its Series A at higher valuation after growing ARR 320% growth since the round|Alex Wilhelm|October 30, 2020|TechCrunch
The cash injection, led by Upfront Ventures and investment firm Wafra, follows an initial $7 million debt financing round, putting the company’s total raise at $47 million to date.Jiko raises $40 million to become a most unusual challenger bank|rhhackettfortune|October 29, 2020|Fortune
However, the annual findings of a shortfall in average federal salaries, which have ranged as high as 35 percent, have had little impact on actual pay raises for federal workers, which have been in the range of 1 to 2 percent in recent years.Federal salaries are lower than the private sector by 23 percent, advisory council reports|Eric Yoder|October 22, 2020|Washington Post
The city did agree to provide those raises, but that was before Covid hit.
She is a money-raiser much in demand on the national campaign trail as the first female Hispanic governor in U.S. history.
Value Added Tax: Huge revenue-raiser, which is why Republicans hate it.
Of all the attacks he had at his disposal, was hitting Obama for going to a fund-raiser really the strongest one?
The net effect is that Romney is, however against his own will it might be, prepared to be smeared as a tax-raiser.
The two men, who met at a California fund-raiser in July 1951, became fast friends.
That was a regular hair-raiser, as the fellow said when he finished the blood-and-thunder story.Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish
He is a most progressive agriculturist and stock raiser whose interests are wisely directed and carefully managed.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
They are then kept warm during the time occupied in hatching, sometimes about the person of the raiser.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Richard, she had decided, should become a stock-raiser and farmer on the several-thousand-acre ranch they owned in Texas.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
The lintel of the fitting-shed protected the fire-raiser a little.A Tatter of Scarlet|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for raise
- to create a boisterous disturbance
- to react or protest heatedly
- to institute (a suit or action at law)
- to draw up (a summons)
- Also: raise one's eyebrows to look quizzical or surprised
- to give rise to doubt or disapproval
Derived forms of raiseraisable or raiseable, adjectiveraiser, noun
Word Origin for raise
Other Idioms and Phrases with raise
In addition to the idioms beginning with raise
- raise a hand against
- raise an objection
- raise a stink
- raise Cain
- raise eyebrows
- raise havoc
- raise hell
- raise one's hackles
- raise one's sights
- raise one's voice
- raise the ante
- raise the curtain
- raise the devil
- raise the roof
- cause raised eyebrows
- curtain raiser
- make (raise) a stink
- play (raise) havoc